Dims: 5.2 x 4.6 x 3.6" (13.2 x 11.7 x 9.2 cm)
Wt: 5.3 lbs. (2.4 kg)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, U.S.A.
This large cabinet specimen consists of a single Fluorite cube that rests on a large base. This cube has a diameter of 0.6" (10.5 cm) and is in very good condition, showing only a tiny spot of damage on one corner. Its form is excellent, and it has a pale violet color and a pearly luster. The crystal is transparent and moderately clear, and it contains a large internal fracture. It is accopmanied by a large formation of semicrystalline calcite and the remains of a sphalerite cluster.