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17th Century Italian Crucifix Decorated with Calcite Crystals in Matrix

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17th century Italian crucifix from Liguria, Italy. It is decorated with calcite crystals in matrix from Elmwood mine which produces some of the world's finest crystallized examples of calcite, fluorite, and sphalerite. Featured in the American Mineral Treasures book, the dramatic combinations of these species are unequaled by those from any other locality.

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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This 18th century Italian crucifix has missing pieces of the original cross and figure of Christ but is purposely decorated with the coordinating calcite crystals to make it look like it evolved over time.
  • Dimensions
    H 29 in. x W 18 in. x D 11 in.H 73.66 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 27.94 cm
  • Seller Location
    Dublin, IE
  • Reference Number
    LU5127116971512
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