• Xanthoconite with Proustite
  • Xanthoconite with Proustite
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Xanthoconite with Proustite

$750.00   €621  £560.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10140
Probably more than fifty deep cherry-red Xanthoconite crystals are scattered across the 6 x 3 cm surface of a Quartz and Calcite greyish-white matrix.  This silver-arsenic sulphosalt forms sub-mm gemmy crystals in many monoclinic habits ranging from acicular to tabular.  Proustite crystals are scattered across the surface, some of which flash brilliant scarlet-red.  A splendid and rich specimen from Xanthoconite’s type locality at the Himmelfahrt mine at Buchholz in Saxony, Germany.

Details

Dimensions
3.4 × 6.7 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Himmelfahrt Mine, Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Xanthoconite, Proustite

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