• Stephanite
  • Stephanite
  • Stephanite
  • Stephanite
  • Stephanite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Stephanite

$4,000.00   €3,639  £3,260.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC10095
A superb specimen of crystallised Stephanite, a silver-antimony sulfosalt from Niederschlema in the Schlema-Hartenstein District of Saxony.  The specimen is composed of crude hexagonal crystals to around 1.6 cm high by 1 cm across, in parallel alignment and with vaguely hollow, hopper-like cores.  These composite hexagonal crystals are built from roughly 1 mm sized Stephanite crystals; the whole specimen being metallic black with an overall steely-blue lustre.  The Stephanite sits on a micro-crystallised granular sulphide matrix of dull greenish-bronze; possibly fine-crystallised and tarnished Chalcopyrite.  An amazing specimen of Stephanite.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 4.2 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Niederschlema, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Stephanite

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