• Sphalerite with Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Sphalerite with Quartz

$500.00   €421  £380.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10891
This magnificent Sphalerite from the Bad Grund district in Lower Saxony, Germany, is capped with aesthetic glassy milky Quartz crystals to form an eye-catching miniature.  The Sphalerite occurs as superb, blocky, isometric crystals, the largest of which measures approximately 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.  The Sphalerites are intensely reflective with mirror-like faces.  They are generally opaque black, but commonly display translucent zones of golden-lemon yellow and deep orange-clove.  A beautiful specimen of Sphalerite and Quartz from the historic mines of Lower Saxony.

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 6.0 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Bad Grund, Göttingen district, Lower Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sphalerite, Quartz

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