• Pyrargyrite with Calcite
  • Pyrargyrite with Calcite
  • Pyrargyrite with Calcite
  • Pyrargyrite with Calcite
  • Pyrargyrite with Calcite
Calcite

Pyrargyrite with Calcite

$5,000.00   €4,373  £3,950.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10167
An incredibly rich specimen of the silver sulphantimonide Pyrargyrite, occurring as crystals to around 7 mm across which richly encompass a matrix of light grey rhombic Calcite crystals.  From the famous Samson Mine, close to St. Andreasberg in the Harz Mountains of Lower Saxony, Germany, the Pyrargyrite crystals form lustrous, silver-black complex crystals, some displaying onion-skin layering following part dissolution and in places are deep blood-red.  A classic specimen of Pyrargyrite with many large well-formed crystals from St. Andreasberg.

Details

Dimensions
6.2 × 4.7 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Samson Mine, St. Andreasberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Pyrargyrite

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