||CAL-1 Calcite and
Mimetite - Mapimi, Durango, Mexico; $25 2.75 x 2 inches (7 x 5 cm)
Very sharp glassy calcite rhombs partially cover golden brown
botryoidal mimetite. This one is perfect and very aesthetic.
||CAL-5 Calcite Ton
Mawr Quarry, Pentyrch, near Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales; 5.5 x 5 cm, $20, This
piece consists primarily of one large stacked rhombohedral crystal 4.5 cm long with a nice
termination. This ones attractive and in good condition and would make a nice addition to
a calcite collection.
||CAL-6 Calcite Taffs
Well Quarry, Pentyrch, near Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales; 4.5 x 4 cm, $8, Nice
lustrous glassy small (4 mm) rhombs cover the surface. This piece is in excellent
condition and would make a good locality specimen for a calcite collection.
Southwest Mine, Bisbee, AZ; 6.5 x 4 cm, $25, Superb sample of cavern-like
calcite growth from one of Americas premier mineral locations. The calcite grades
from a crystal growth to a curving twisted round growth at the end. The piece is perfect
and would make a great addition to any collection especially calcite or a Western US
suite. A few blue-green specs from copper inclusions. This piece came from the auction of
long time Tri-State District mineral dealer Browns Minerals in Joplin, MO and was
likely collected 30+ years ago as none of these have been collected for years.
||CAL-10 Calcite - World Wide
Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona ; 16 x 11 cm, $20, Large plate covered by glassy
bladed crystals to 1.5 cm. Not real attractive but its a large piece from an unusual
AZ location in excellent condition.