|Sweetwater Mine Calcite!
This classic specimen is from the famous Sweetwater Mine in Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri
There are 2 Calcites on drusy quartz with chalcopyrite. The largest Calcite measures 1.3 x 0.5 x 0.38 inches (34 x 13 x 9.8mm)
This Calcite specimen weighs 2.6 oz or 0.16 lb (76g) and measures 2.5" x 1.7 x 1.4 (6.5 x 4.4 x 3.6cm)
|Item # SBCAL11146693
Very Rare Snowball Calcite
Cluster from Mexico
|2.8 lbs of very rare Snowball Calcite
2.8 lbs of Enchanting Botryoidal Calcite "Snowballs" from the Santa Eulalia mines in Chihuahua District, Mexico. This special
piece has been in our Personal Collection for many years and is one of the most asked about Calcite specimens in our display
cabinet. The photos show this specimen in its natural dry state. The shine is natural.
weighs 45.6 oz or 2.8 lbs (1294 grams)
and measures 5.8 x 3.7 x 2.9 inches (14.8 x 9.6 x 7.3 cm)
|Item # SWCAL09165671
Sweetwater Mine Calcite
on Drusy Quartz with
|Item # NCAL11142664
Rare Noodle Calcite Cluster
|A Stunning example of Noodle Calcite from the Santa Eulalia Mining District,
We purchased this piece direct from the miner who found and extracted this
one of a kind specimen from an undisclosed location mine. The access route
to the chamber where this was found was extremely difficult to travel and took
several hours to reach this piece. A VERY Special Display Specimen! This has
been in our Personal Collection for the past decade.
This weighs 28.8 oz or 1.8 lb (816g) and measures 6.7 x 3.6 x 3.3" (17.1 x 9.2 x 8.3 cm)
|This rare specimen is an outstanding display of Druzy Calcite crystals on top of Chalcopyrite crystals. This piece
has great color and crystal structure and is from an old stock midwest collection that has been in storage for over
20 years. This special display piece is from the Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri. The piece is cut flat
on the bottom for excellent display.
This piece measures 4.3 x 3.5 x 3" (11.0 x 9.1 x 7.7cm) and weighs 2.22lbs (1008g)
Bubbly Calcite over Chalcopyrite Crystals,
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri
Rare Large DT Calcite
Crystal from Pugh Quarry
|This is a large golden amber colored Calcite scalenohedral crystal, double terminated, with multiple smaller overgrown
crystals. This piece fluoresces orange under LW, deep Red under MW and weak deep red under SW. This awesome
crystal is from the famous (and closed to collecting) Pugh Quarry (France Stone Co. Custar quarry), Weston, Wood
County, Ohio, USA.
Pugh Quarry is located approximately 4 miles southwest of the town of Weston. It is located on Portage road near the
Wood county/Henry county line. This quarry is often said to be located in the town of Custar, Henry County, but it is the
France Stone Company office which is located in Custar, not the quarry itself.
Many specimens are incorrectly labeled Pugh Quarry, Custar, Ohio. The correct label would be Pugh Quarry, Weston,
Ohio. There is extraction damage to one side of this large crystal, shown in the photos, which is normal for a crystal of this
size being extracted. This is a rare find and a highly sought after specimen.
It measures 5.8 x 2.9 x 1.9 inches (14.9 x 7.3 x 4.9 cm)
It weighs 19.2 oz or 1.2 lbs (546g)
|Of all the Calcite specimens that the Lime City quarry has been known to produce,
the most appealing to collectors is one particular habit of multiple growth crystals.
These multiple growths are an assemblage of smaller crystals which create the
whole. The basic scalenohedral crystal form of these crystals is barely
recognizable due to the multiple growths which conceal many of the crystal
faces. Clear, tan, yellow and gold Calcite crystals in this complex habit have been
reported from Lime City. This habit of Calcite has often been called flower
Calcite owing to the overall appearance of the multiple growths which largely
resemble a rhododendron bud about to bloom combined with the deeper golden
tan color generally associated with these crystals.
This specimen is from an Old Time Collector on the Tennessee/North Carolina
border. His collection was acquired from around 1945 to 1965. This Calcite
fluoresces a whitish color under SWUV light
This piece measures 3.5 x 3.2 x 3" (9 x 8.1 x 7.7 cm)
and weighs 20.1oz or 1.25 lbs (570g)
Multiple Growth Flower Calcite from
Lime City Quarry, Ohio
Calcite Flames on Caledonite
Matrix from Brazil
|We offer from our Personal Collection this extremely
beautiful and rarely seen Calcite specimen from Brazil.
This is a very unique natural piece that has large
clear/white calcite flame formations in a stunning matrix
of Caledonite. We procured this one of a kind
specimen direct from a mineral dealer in Brazil in 2004.
It stands on a Brazilian Mahogany base and is 4.8"
(12.4cm) tall including the base
This piece measures 3.7 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches (9.5 x 5.4 x
3.4cm) and It weighs 7.2 oz or 0.45 lbs (204g)
Poker Chip Calcite Crystals
on Quartz from Bulgaria
|From our Personal Collection comes this stunning Poker Chip Calcite specimen
from the Droujba Mine in the Dhodopi Mountains, Bulgaria. This is a very rare and
well displayed formation with many small, well formed, poker chip calcite crystals
on a plate of quartz. Several quartz crystals penetrate through the calcite, with one
large scalenohedral formation . This is a very special One of a kind display!
This piece measures 5.7 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches (14.6 x 6.3 x 3.8cm) and weighs 9.9 oz
or 0.62 lbs (281g)
Stepped Cubic Calcite
Crystals with Iron Influence
|From our Personal Collection comes this rare Stepped Cubic Calcite Crystal specimen
that was mined in Chihuahua, Mexico in the 1970's. This piece has orange coloration on
some of the crystals from the influence of metallic iron minerals present during the
formation of this most excellent specimen. This one will be a centerpiece in any calcite
This piece measures 3.2 x 1.9 x 1.8 inches (83 x 50 x 47mm)
and weighs 5.2oz or 0.32 lbs (150g)
Mint Green Fluorite with
|This Mint Green Fluorite with Calcite Crystals is SW Ultra Violet
Fluorescent. We procured this Calcite Specimen from China in 2005
from a Mineral Dealer in Quartzite Arizona
This piece measures 3 x 1.9 x 1.4 inches (7.6 x 4.9 x 3.5 cm) and
weighs 9.3oz or 0.58lb (264g)
Twin Calcite on Dogtooth
Calcite and Fluorite Matrix
from Annabel Lee Mine
|Here is a rare old stock Twin Calcite crystal with several other large Calcite crystals on Dogtooth Calcite and
Fluorite Specimen. We procured this Calcite Specimen from an old 1940's to 1990's estate sale collection in
Michigan. The specimen is from the Annabel Lee Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Harris Creek District, Hardin County
Illinois. It is a most unique specimen!
This measures 6.2 x 4.9 x 4.2 inches (15.7 x 12.5 x 10.7 cm)
and weighs 60 oz or 3.78 lb (1716g)
Rare Light Green Calcite
|This Light Green Calcite Crystals resemble a scalenohedral (dogtooth) type formation combined with
a spires look . This is a very interesting specimen that we picked up in the early 1970's at a small rock
shop in Arizona on the old Route 66 Mother Road. Locale is unknown. The piece is exactly like we
found it, we decided not to clean it, but leave it in its original "as found" condition.
This piece measures 2.8 x 1.9 x 1.6 inches (7.2 x 4.8 x 4.2 cm)
and weighs 2.76 oz or 0.17 lb (78.5g)