• Diaphorite
  • Diaphorite
  • Diaphorite
  • Diaphorite
Rare Minerals

Diaphorite

$3,500.00   €2,895  £2,570.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10964
A well developed intergrown cluster of the rare silver-lead-antimony sulphosalt Diaphorite, measuring to 5 mm with a silvery-grey metallic lustre, sitting in a Quartz crystal-lined cavity.  The Diaphorite crystals are heavily striated parallel to their long axis, a typical characteristic for the species.  Associated with rounded crystals of Galena, in a brown Sphalerite matrix with Galena cleavages.  From the Pribram mining district in the Czech Republic, this is an extremely rare species which is hardly ever seen in collections.

Details

Dimensions
5.9 × 3.3 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Pribram, Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Diaphorite

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