Mineral Specimen #5185 "The Bolt " Multi Generational Twinned Calcite Scepter, Sphalierite
Bor Pit (Boron Pit), Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
This specimen resembles a large, hexagonal bolt. The threads of the bolt are composed of twinned crystals with thin edges and the head is a twinned crystal with large, flat sides. There is a druze of micro Calcite crystals on the undersides of these crystals. Additionally, there are white to clear stacks of twinned Calcite crystals perched on the sides of the larger crystals. The color is straw yellow with some reddsih tints due to iron oxides. Although not depiected in a photo, the bottom crystal is compelte.
Flaws: There are a few places where there is slight bruising.
5.8 x 4.7 x 4 cm
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Russia | Calcite | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Quartz | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars