Epidote Coated Quartz with Pink Manganoan Calcite and Arsenopyrite
Dimension: 5.5cm x 5cm x 4.1cm Weight: 75g Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China A complete-all-around, mesmerizing specimen composed of dozens of disc-shaped Manganoan Calcite crystals arranged into a pagoda-shape structure with stalks shooting out in all directions. The Calcite fluoresces a bright pink under UV lighting (365 nm). Grown in associated with Quartz crystals aesthetically coated with a thin layer of green Epidote, the Calcite has a pleasing pale pink hue to it. It is such a distinct piece from previous finds at this world-renowned Yaogangxian Mine, beautiful and magnificent!