CM07 Calcite, Pyrite
Daye Mine, Huangshi Pref., Hubei Prov., China
17.2x 9.8x 6.8 cm             
$480

I found one dealer who had a number of these clusters of tabular calcite crystals, and purchased a couple. The calcites are dusted with pyrite, and in the case of only a few pieces (like this one), the pyrite was iridescent. Interestingly, a couple also had small iridescent pyrite clusters on the exact center of each tabular calcite crystal. I though these were interesting….







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