8" Polished Blue Calcite Jewelry Box - Argentina

 
This is a 8" wide jewelry box made of slabs of colorful blue calcite that were mined in Argentina.

Often sold under the name blue onyx or aquamarine onyx this beautiful, marbled, blue/caramel stone is actually calcite and not technically an onyx. It's quarried in the high mountains of Argentina at an elevation of over 17,000 feet and used as an ornamental or decorative stone.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Calcite
LOCATION
Argentina
SIZE
8 x 8 x 3.1", 2.2" deep
ITEM
#80879