TIGEROWNER MINERALS

 

 

Elmwood Mine SPECIMENS

(smith county, Tennessee)

(Last update 02/03/2017)

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(THIS GROUP OF SPECIMENS PRICED $15 - $100)

ELMER56 - Calcite, Sphalerite xls. on matrix - 5 1/2 oz., 3 X 2 1/2 X 1 3/4 in. - (SOLD)

Nice gemmy Calcite xl. (tip damage), on a matrix sprinkled with Ruby-Jack Sphalerite xls. - sits on its own as shown...

ELMER53 - Fluorite xls. on Sphalerite - 14 oz., 3 3/4 X 3 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $85

Shiny mound of sharp Sphalerite crystals, with small deep purple Fluorite crystals scattered in several places....

ELMER34 - Calcite - 3 oz., 2 1/2 X 2 X 1 in. - $22

Twin double-terminated Calcite crystals on a thin sliver of matrix...

ELMER59 - Fluorite, Calcite, Sphalerite - 4 1/2 oz., 2 1/2 X 1 3/4 X 1 in. - $33

Nice small cabinet, with sharp pale purple Fluorite xls. to 1/2 in. and a few Calcites on Sphalerite...

ELMER54 - Calcite xl. - 13 oz., 4 1/2 X 2 3/4 X 2 in. - (SOLD)

Nice gemmy Calcite xl. with good color and very minor tip damage...

ELMER57 - Sphalerite xl. cluster with Dolomite xls. on matrix - 2 1/2 oz., 1 1/2 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/2 in. - $20

Very nice Sphalerite crystal cluster with some damage - sits on its own as shown....

ELMER60 - Calcite xl. - 9 oz., 3 3/4 X 2 3/4 X 1 3/4 in. - (SOLD)

Gemmy Calcite xl. with very good color - minor tip damage...

ELMER58 - Fluorite xl. on Sphalerite - 6 1/2 oz., 2 1/2 X 2 1'4 X 1 1/4 in. - (SOLD)

2 in. lavender Fluorite xl. with "Carthage" corners on Sphalerite...

ELMER32 - Calcite - 5 oz., 3 1/4 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 in. - (SOLD)

Nice gemmy Elmwood Calcite crystal with some tip damage...

ELMER55 - Fluorite, Calcite xls. on Sphalerite - 1 lb. 13 oz., 3 3/4 X 3 3/4 X 2 in. - $75

A nice mound of sparkling Sphalerite xls. hosting Calcite xls. and a single Fluorite...

ELMER2 - Calcite - 6 1/2 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $25

 

Dad, Mom, and Baby Calcite xls., some damage, but still a nice example....

ELMER71 - Galena xl. - 7 oz., 2 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $22

Shiny partial Galena xl., fairly uncommon at Elmwood...

 

 

(THIS GROUP OF SPECIMENS PRICED $100 - $475)

ELMER18 - Sphalerite xls. - 2 lbs 1 oz., 5 3/4 X 4 X 1 3/4 in. - $100

A sparkling mound of sharp "Blackjack" Sphalerite xls. - strong lighting reveals amber highlights...

ELMER6 - Fluorite, Shalerite, Dolomite xls. on matrix - 1 lb. 6 oz., 4 1/4 X 3 1/2 X 2 1/2 in. - $175

A very aesthetic specimen which also sits with the Fluorite xl. on top - much better than the photo....

ELMER37 - Fluorite xls. on Sphalerite - 1 lb. 1 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 2 in. - $115

Nice pair of purple Fluorite xls. on a mound of "Ruby-Jack" Sphalerite - stronger lighting will enhance the Sphalerite color...

ELMER22 - Calcite, Barite, Sphalerite - 4 lbs. 8 oz., 8 1/2 X 4 X 3 3/4 in. - $250

A nice big Elmwood "football" Calcite xl., with a few dings and scraps of Sphalerite and Barite here and there - good luster and color....

ELMER50 - Sphalerite xls. on matrix - 1 lb. 8 oz., 4 1/2 X 4 X 1 3/4 in. - $150

An outstanding example of "Amber-Jack" Sphalerite, with virtually no damage and great luster....

ELMER5 - Fluorite xls. on Sphalerite - 2 lbs. 10 oz., 5 3/4 X 3 1/4 X 2 1/4 in. - $155

Nice group of lavender Fluorites on a massive cluster of sparkling Sphalerite xls. - sits up well as shown...

ELMER61 - Calcite - 4 lbs 2 oz., 8 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 4 1/2 in. - $200

A large Calcite xl. with very good color and internal sparkle - would look great on a light stand....

ELMER63 - Barite, Fluorite xls. on Sphalerite - 6 lbs., 7 1/4 X 6 X 2 1/2 in. - $475

A well-perserved Elmwood classic, with a big Barite "snowball", and two nice Fluorite xls. (to 1 in.) on sparkling Sphalerite....

ELMER48 - Sphalerite - 1 lb. 5 oz., 4 1/2 X 4 X 1 1/2 - $100

A triangular chunk of "Amber-Jack" Sphalerite xls., artfully arranged in 3 mounds...

ELMER47 - Fluorite xls. on Sphalerite - 3 lbs. 5 oz., 5 3/4 X 4 1/4 X 2 1/2 in. - (SOLD)

An attractive collection of purple Fluorite xls. scattered on a large mound of "Ruby-Jack" Sphalerite - a real beauty!

 

 

Any items pictured above which are also on sale in my eBay store have an eBay item # following the price; you can go to my eBay store by clicking here.  If you are considering a purchase of any of the specimens not listed in eBay, please send me an email with any questions; additional images are available upon request. 

 

 

Jim Simpson (tigerowner@gmail.com)

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