Adamite on Calcite

Christiana mine, Lavrion, Greece

Species: Adamite, Calcite
Locality: Christiana mine, Lavrion, Greece
Specimen Dimensions: 8.0x4.2x3.6cm
Size: Small Cabinet
Availability: Sold


This is a fine and rare Greek adamite specimen. The adamite has the very rare for Greece, yellowish color and the pinwheels are very large for the locality, up to 1cm with a sugary luster, probably caused from micro-crystals of calcite on them. They are sitting on a bed of crystallized calcite/aragonite.