Calcite, Sphalerite
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.9 x 3.8 x 3.1 cm
A pretty combo specimen from the now-closed Elmwood. Elmwood specimens have virtually dried up from the market as people hoard them following the closing of the mine; they once were plentiful. This specimen features a SUPERB, lustrous and flashy compound crystal of sphalerite, 4 cm across, with a calcite twin at its side. The twin has a clean cleave at one tip that does not detract from the overall beauty of the specimen. 5.9 x 3.8 x 3.1 cm