Scaly Calcite and Chalcopyrite (Poker chip Calcite)


Origin: China, Hunan Province, Chengzhou


A very unusual and interesting form of Calcite with a fish scale-effect, either stacked on top of each other or spread over the matrix, it is often associated with Chalcopyrite and in some may resemble poker chips.


The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out the best colour.

Scaly and Dog-tooth Calcite with Chalcopyrite - China

  • Scaly & Dog-tooth Calcite with Chalcopyrite

    Origin: China, Hunan Province, Chengzhou

    Size: 50 mm x 40 mm, 40 grams

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