• Plagionite on Galena
  • Plagionite on Galena
  • Plagionite on Galena
  • Plagionite on Galena
  • Plagionite on Galena
Rare Minerals

Plagionite on Galena

$4,000.00   €3,595  £3,060.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10108
Grey-black metallic globular clusters of the very rare mineral Plagionite are richly distributed over a miniature bed of modified octahedral Galena crystals from the Pfannenberger Einigkeit mine, at Salchendorf in North Rhine-Westphalia.  Plagionite is a lead-antimony sulphide and forms hemispherical micro-cockscomb clusters of 2 to 3 mm diameter, of deep lead-grey.  Scattered over the Galena and between the Plagionite are micro-crystals of brassy Chalcopyrite.  A superb specimen and example of this very rare species, Plagionite.

Details

Dimensions
4.5 × 4.2 × 2.6 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine, Salchendorf, Neunkirchen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena

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