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Calcite from
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Three(?) generations of calcite
1) Simple scalenohedrons surrounded by sphalerite
2) Blunt scalenohedral crystals
3) Twinned amber scalenohedrons
Habit:Scalenohedral twined crystals to 45cm
Colour:Amber
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Kearns, L.E. and F.H. Campbell (1978), Famous Min. Locs: the Elmwood and Gordonsville zinc mines near Catrhage, TN, Min.Rec.: 9:213-218; Econ Geol (1976) 71:892-903
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sphalerite240 photos of Calcite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Fluorite133 photos of Calcite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Baryte119 photos of Calcite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Dolomite24 photos of Calcite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Quartz18 photos of Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Chalcopyrite8 photos of Calcite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Galena6 photos of Calcite associated with Galena at this locality.
Marcasite4 photos of Calcite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Barian Celestine3 photos of Calcite associated with Barian Celestine at this locality.
Bitumen1 photo of Calcite associated with Bitumen at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
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