Calcite on Calcite Cast
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Cabinet, 10.4 x 9.6 x 7.4 cm
Ex. Richard Heck
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A dramatic and sculptural specimen! Here, a second generation druse of sparkling, snow white, calcite has grown on a cast of what was once robust calcite rhombohedrons (now hollowed out and cast over by 2 generations of later calcite. The calcite rhombs reached 7.5 cm in length. The calcite fluoresces an intense, deep orangey red color (due to manganese). This is a really dramatic piece, for form and stark simplicity of color/form