Manganoan Calcite and Quartz, Kruchev dol Mine, Madan District, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria, Mined 2013, Medium Cabinet 10.0 x 15.0 x 16.0 cm, $350. Online 6/9. SOLD.
Slices of manganoan calcite 'jack-strawed' over quartz-covered sphalerite matrix. This is a classic Kruchev dol specimen in terms of color, form, luster and association. A dandy manganoan calcite in great condition from new mining in 2013. Complete to all sides and displays from any angle.