- Thumbnail, 2.3 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
- Mine No. 884, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
From what has to be amongst the most famous single calcite finds of the modern era in China, these sharp crystals came out around 2000. A fine thumbnail specimen of a 2.3 cm wide, beautiful, glassy, V-twinned, butterfly calcite crystal mounted on a shard of matrix. Classic and textbook calcite twinning.