Mineral Specimen #5238 Calcite with Included Hematite
Fengjiashan Mine, Edong Mining dist., Daye Co., Huangshi Pref., Hubei Prov., China
6.9 x 5.5 x 4.8 cmDouble terminated crystal measuers 3.8 x 1.9 x 1.7 cm
A well formed, double terminated Calcite crystal rests on a bed of dog tooth Calcite crystals. The Calcite has a very high luster and is translucent to transparent in places. The double terminated crystal is colored an attractive orange color with inclusions of Hematite and exhibits a indistinct phantom at one end. Most of the smaller Calcite crystals are clear to white in color, but a few have a light orange color due to included Hematite.
Condition: Very Good
Flaws: There is a small contatct area on the small beveled face on the primary crystal.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From China | Calcite | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars