Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides


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Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite
 Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Saxony
An interesting miniature of crystallised Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite from the Pöhla-Tellerhäuser mine in the
Calcite on Galena
 Jakobsglücker Gang, Germany
This small cabinet Calcite on Galena is a super little specimen from the famous Samson mine in the St.
 Alberoda, Saxony
The Alberoda uranium mining district is situated 30 km southwest of Chemnitz and about the same distance north
 Wolfsberg, Saxony-Anhalt
Plagionite is an extremely rare lead sulphosalt, the term sulphosalt indicating the presence of sulphur and
Tetrahedrite on Galena
 Bleialf, Rhineland-Palatinate
A pleasing combination of well crystallised Tetrahedrite and Galena, the former overgrowing the latter. 
 Bonsall Moor Quarry, Derbyshire
Bonsall Moor quarry in Derbyshire, England, is best known for the magnificent axe-head Calcite crystals
Galena on Quartz
 Padstow Consols, UK
A rare specimen of crystallised Galena on Quartz from Padstow Consols, an old mine by the coast, just over 2
Pyrite with Quartz
 Greystone Quarry, UK
Greystone quarry is situated a little to the south of Launceston in central north Cornwall and works an area
Phosgenite on Galena
 Monteponi Mine, Italy
The lead chloro-carbonate, Phosgenite, is a firm favourite among mineral collectors and the Monteponi mine,
Calcite with Pyrite
  Pribram, Czech Republic
An aesthetic and mineralogically fascinating small miniature Calcite with Pyrite from the Příbram Mining
 Vojtěch Mine, Bohemia
A 7 mm long crystal of Diaphorite, a rare silver-lead-antimony sulphosalt, sits flat in a Quartz crystal-lined
  Pribram, Czech Republic
A terminated, highly lustrous, 5 x 3 x 3 mm Proustite crystal nestles in a shallow vug within a white Calcite
Ludlamite on Pyrite
 Huanuni mine, Bolivia
Most collectors are more than familiar with the iron phosphate Ludlamite, but to have crystals set on a matrix
Cassiterite with Sphalerite and Quartz
 Viloco Mine, Bolivia
This intriguing miniature Cassiterite with Sphalerite and Quartz is from the Viloco mine, a mine set in the
 Viboras Mine, Potosí Department
The Viboras mine, which still works a silver deposit at Machacamarca in the Potosí Department of Bolivia, is
Siegenite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Dolomite
 Sweetwater Mine, USA
Although the Sweetwater mine at Ellington in Missouri, USA, is a lead-zinc producer, it is perhaps most
Acanthite with Native Silver
 Colquechaca, Bolivia
This fine cabinet specimen of jet black Acanthite, very richly coated and pervaded with wire Native Silver, is
Rammelsbergite with Erythrite and Stephanite
 Medenec (Kupferberg), Bohemia
An interesting combination of Rammelsbergite with Erythrite and Stephanite from Medenec in the Krušné Hory
Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite
 Panasqueira Mine, Portugal
This terrific cabinet Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite is a delightful and well-priced
Chalcopyrite var. Blister Copper
 Cornwall, England
This lovely miniature example of Blister Copper, the botryoidal variety of Chalcopyrite, is known to be from
Sphalerite on Pyrite
 Chipping Sodbury Quarry, England
This fine example of Sphalerite crystals developed over a banded stalactitic nodule of Pyrite is from the
 Coldstones Quarry, UK
Two large lead-grey dodecahedral Galena crystals, measuring 1.8 and 2.2 cm wide, perched on a flat plate of
 Carn Brea Mine, England
Well crystallised Bornite is not common, especially from Cornwall, making this cabinet specimen a fine example
 St Ives Consolidated Mines, England
A remarkable specimen of Arsenopyrite from the St. Ives Consolidated mines by St. Ives in western Cornwall,
Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite and Galena
 Herodsfoot Mine, England
A great Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite from the world-famous Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath near Liskeard in
 Leadhills, Scotland
An intergrown crystal of Galena with a typical silvery-grey metallic lustre with minor white Calcite, so
Tennantite on Chalcopyrite
 Wheal Jewel, England
A sparkling metallic, grey intergrown druse of crystalline Tennantite mostly covers the display face of this
Sphalerite with Quartz and Dolomite
 Alston Moor, England
Excellent individual, complex, lustrous black Sphalerite crystals to 1.5 cm are scattered over an elongated
Pyrite with Galena and Fluorite
 Blackdene Mine, England
Beautiful aesthetic druses of lustrous cubic, brassy-gold Pyrite crystals of 2 to 3 mm are draped over a rich
 Moly Hill Mine, Canada
I think the technical description for this superbly terminated Molybdenite crystal is Wow!  It’s a real
Siderite with Galena
  Pribram, Czech Republic
From the Příbram Mining District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, a stunning small
Calcite with Pyrite and Siderite
  Pribram, Czech Republic
I think this is what is termed a “real cutie!”.  From the classic European mining district around Příbram
Fluorite with Quartz and Pyrite
 Wheal Mary Ann, England
Two large intersecting, part cubic crystals of pale apple-green Fluorite, completely coated with a 3 mm deep
Cinnabar on Dolomite with Quartz (repaired)
 Tongren Prefecture, Guizhou Province
This eye-catching specimen has a superb 1.3 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm crystal of the mercury sulphide Cinnabar set in a
Fluorite with Sphalerite and Pyrite inclusions
 Ladywash Mine, England
This cabinet specimen of Fluorite with Sphalerite and Pyrite inclusions could be from no where else but
Calcite var. Paper Calcite with Pyrite on Quartz with Chlorite inclusions
 17 Level, UK
This large cabinet specimen of Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz is from 17 Level in Geevor mine at Pendeen, near
Calcite with Chalcopyrite (cleaved section)
 Black Ox Mine, UK
Black Ox mine is one of Derbyshire’s lesser-known mineral localities, situated only about 1 km to the
Galena on Quartz ps. after Baryte
 Herodsfoot Mine, England
A cabinet specimen from Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath in Cornwall, England, displaying fine pseudomorphs of
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and Galena
 Blackdene Mine, County Durham
A beautiful large cabinet or even museum-sized specimen of Galena on Fluorite and Chalcopyrite from Blackdene
Pyrite with Marcasite on Quartz
 South Crofty Mine, England
An attractive large miniature of golden-silver acicular crystals of Marcasite to about 1 mm long scattered
Sphalerite with Quartz
 New Glencrieff Mine, Scotland
Just the mention of Wanlockhead generates excitement amongst collectors of British minerals because good
Quartz with Bornite and Chalcopyrite
 Caradon Mines, England
An excellent, rare large cabinet specimen of brassy metallic yellow Chalcopyrite crystals measuring to 1.2 cm
 New Glencrieff Mine, Scotland
A very typical but rare specimen of intergrown cuboctahedral bright metallic grey Galena crystals from New
Native Bismuth in Safflorite
 Wheal Sparnon, England
Spots and small areas of pinkish metallic Native Bismuth are dispersed through metallic grey Safflorite with
Stolzite with Siderite and Djurleite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
An interesting and good example of the very rare mineral Stolzite, forming three small groups of colourless
Tennantite after Azurite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A well-known yet rare pseudomorph of bladed Azurite completely replaced by metallic dark grey Tennantite, the
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
One of the main ores produced at Tsumeb during its almost 100 years of operation was Galena but, surprisingly
 Reynolds Mine (Reynolds Tunnel), USA
Despite this former copper mine only laying claim to three mineral species, the Covellite it produced is quite