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Fluorite with Calcite, Heights Mine, Alston, England, Kalaskie Collection #42-237, Small Cabinet 3.5 x 5.5 x 9.0 cm, $125. Online 11/1


  • $ 12500

Light, lilac-purple, lustrous fluorite with oriented druse of white calcite. One side of the specimen has just a few calcite crystals and reverse has complete coating. This is typical of 'floater' specimens with no point of attachment. Note specimen would have been oriented with calcite-side up in classic 'Snow-on-the-roof' process where calcite coalesces out of a stagnant solution. Couple of tiny edge nicks. Betty Kalaskie Collection #42-237.