Calcite on Calcite, on Calcite over Drusy Quartz
Nasik, Maharashtra, India
Small Cabinet, 8.0 x 5.7 x 4.1 cm
Ex. Matt McGill
$1,450.00 $1,087.50
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You want a unique Indian calcite??? This is as unique as it gets; a self standing rocket ship! From a pedestal of golden calcite around which grew a layer of colorless, drusy quartz, perches an angled, doubly terminated scalenohedron. The color is fascinating, with gemmy, transparent golden calcite accented by the overgrowth of dark brown-black calcite which the calcite crystal later developed on preferential faces. The calcite measures a full 8 cm from tip to tip and has good luster. This is all topped off by a cute accent: a colorless, doubly terminated, stilbite crystal. The stilbite is 1.5 cm across. Comes with custom base. Old specimen from the early 2000's.