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Calcite on Hemimorphite
Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdan
Chihuahua, Mexico
11.6 x 2.3 x 2.3 CM (cabinet)
price: $1100
Early summer 2021

A most unusual form and combination. This transparent to translucent Calcite crystal is gemmy and twinned. It is perched on a finger-like shaft, covered with hundred of tiny Hemimorphite blades and also small Calcite crystals. The association and form of this structure is very odd; this was found in the 1970's. The Calcite is complete except for a cleave on the back left side that is not seen on display. Due to that cleave this is not a specimen for the ultra perfectionists, but is incredible for the locality and a very choice display piece presenting an exotic form.




Calcite on Hemimorphite
Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdan
Chihuahua, Mexico
11.6 x 2.3 x 2.3 CM (cabinet)
price: $1100
Early summer 2021

A most unusual form and combination. This transparent to translucent Calcite crystal is gemmy and twinned. It is perched on a finger-like shaft, covered with hundred of tiny Hemimorphite blades and also small Calcite crystals. The association and form of this structure is very odd; this was found in the 1970's. The Calcite is complete except for a cleave on the back left side that is not seen on display. Due to that cleave this is not a specimen for the ultra perfectionists, but is incredible for the locality and a very choice display piece presenting an exotic form.