1. Calcite - Grand Junction, Mesa Co., Colorado ; 4 x 3 cm,
$5 Cleavage rhomb
2. Calcite - Gleeson, Arizona ; 4 x 5
cm, $6, 5-7 mm xls on matrix
3. Calcite - Wyoming ; 6 x 4 cm, $5, Sand included crude single xl
4. Calcite - Walsenburg, Huerfano Co., Colorado ; 6.5 x 5 cm, $6, Group
of sharp high angle rhombs from unusual location. Some damage but still great
5. Calcite - Magdelena, New Mexico ; 5 x 3.5 cm, $10, Group of
bladed crystals to 1.5 cm.
6. Calcite on Hematite - Egremont, Cumberland, England ; 4 x 4 cm, $30,
Group of prismatic crystals in somewhat paralle growth. Nice representative
of a Old World Classic that can get very expensive. A couple of minor nicks. Reserved
7. Calcite - Banner Mine, Lordsburg, New Mexico ; 5.5 x 5 cm, $25,
Nice cluster of pink scalenohedrons from an unusual location. A couple of crystals
tips are cleaved. Reserved
8. Calcite - Pea Ridge Mine, Washington Co., Missouri ; 5 x 3 cm, $10,
Nice single scalenohedron from the deepest underground iron mine in the world.
Speckled with black and red dots of hematite on the surface. Minor 1-2 mm
chip out of the tip. Very unique and a must have for calcite collectors.
9. 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.
10. Calcite Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico ; 10 x 6.5 cm, $8,
Plate covered on top and bottom with hundreds of calcite crystals. A few larger to 1.5 cm,
glassy twinned crystals are scattered about the others
11. Calcite - Magdelena, New Mexico ; 11 x 8 cm, $20, Flat plate
with thin discoidal crystals to 3 cm covering the entire surface. Dark inclusions
in/on some of the crystals.
12. Calcite - Berry Materials Quarry, North Vernon, Indiana ; 3 x 2.5 cm,
$5, Gemmy amber crystal has grown into the limestone so it is incomplete though
undamaged. The thing that makes this so neat is it is perched on a base composed of
a horn coral fossil.
13. Calcite - Berry Materials Quarry, North Vernon, Indiana ; 4 x
2.5 cm, $10, 3 intergrown gemmy complex calcite crystals to 3 cm on matrix.
14. Calcite - San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico ; 6 x 6 cm, $3,
Unusual shaped crystals to 1 cm on matrix.
15. Calcite - Egremont, Cumberland, England ; 12 x 7 cm, $50, This
piece comes from one of the most famous calcite locations in the world. Lustrous
glassy crystals to 2 cm with water clear tips cover the surface. Most of the
crystals are lying in a prone position on the matrix. Some damage but still
attractive and priced right. Reserved
16. Calcite - Cerro Mine, Bagdad, Arizona ; 4 x 4 cm, $7, This one
is from a hard to find Arizona location known for it's butterfly twinned crystals.
The surface is completely covered by calcite crystals including at least a pair of small 4
mm butterfly twins. The largest crystal is a nice 1.5 cm and is twinned.
There is a contact point on the large crystal. These were pricey and went the
first day from the Miller Calcite collection. Reserved
17. Calcite - Bisbee, Arizona ; 4 x 3.5 cm, $7, Large 3.5 cm twinned
crystal on a little matrix from the most famous copper mine in Arizona. Some chips
and rubs make this one affordable.
18. Calcite - Rattlesnake Butte, South Dakota ; 5.5 x 4 cm, $7,
Nice representative sample of these sand included calcites which were once
prevelant. The largest crystal in the group is 4.5 cm long and double terminated.
23. Calcite - Magdelena, New Mexico ; 7.5 x 6.5, $15, Thin bladed
crystals cover matrix. Minor Damage to a couple of the dozens of crystals.
24. Calcite - Chihuahua, Mexico ; 7.5 x 5 cm, $40, Very nice sharp
large blocky 6 cm twin on matrix.
25. Calcite and Descloizite - Chihuahua, Mexico ; 8 x 5 cm, $10,
Dark brown lustrous crystals of descloizite richly cover the surface. Hundreds of
3-4 mm hexagonal plates of calcite cover the rest of the surface. Nice association
26. Calcite Ton Mawr Quarry, Pentyrch, near Cardiff, South
Glamorgan, Wales; 5.5 x 5 cm, $15, 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.
27. Calcite Taffs Well Quarry, Pentyrch, near Cardiff, South
Glamorgan, Wales; 4.5 x 4 cm, $7, 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.
28. Calcite Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico; 9 x 5 cm, $15,
Nicely lustrous dark chocolate colored complex crystals of calcite cover the
surface. This ones a nice sample of this unusual color and crystal form for calcite.
29. Calcite on Fluorite Minerva Mine #1, Hardin Co., Illinois; 9 x
6.5 cm, $25, Super spiky oil included calcite crystals formed by tightly packed
parallel crystals. These are likely strontium - rich trending toward strontianite and
fluoresce a nice orange color in the UV light. A few dark to pale purple fluorite crystals
are on the edge or back of the specimen. This is in super condition for such a spiky
calcite and would make a nice addition to your display. Reserved
30. Calcite Southwest Mine, Bisbee, AZ; 7 x 5 cm, $20,
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.