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Calcite, Joplin, Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri, Mined ca. 1950s, Noll Collection #3709, Medium Cabinet 7.0 x 11.0 x 12.2 cm, $250. Online 3/18. SOLD.


  • $ 25000

Classic lustrous calcite twin from the Tri-State district. The angle of twin is clearly evident on termination and contact plane runs sharply across crystal surface. Mined ca. 1950s. Condition: excellent. Provenance: Jim DuFoe Collection #M2614; sold to Charles Noll #CN3709; donated to Marquette University; brokered by Seaman Museum; sold to Ross Lillie Tucson 2016. Note: this is one of the few Tri-State twins I have handled that has not been acid-dipped.