• Pyrite on Quartz
  • Pyrite on Quartz
  • Pyrite on Quartz
Gallery

Pyrite on Quartz

$200.00   €181  £150.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13133
A bright metallic, brassy coloured specimen of intergrown cubic Pyrite crystals measuring to 1.4 cm on a Quartz-Fluorite matrix from Blackdene mine in Weardale. This specimen was probably mined in about 1970. This is a terrific example from this historic mine, one of the oldest lead mines in County Durham dating to the early 15th century.

Details

Dimensions
7.1 × 5.4 × 3.1 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite

Related Mineral Specimens

Tetrahedrite with Boulangerite, Jamesonite and Pyrite
$1,850
 Ánimas Mine, Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
A terrific off-matrix specimen of intergrown steely-grey Tetrahedrite crystals to 2.3 cm on edge...
Fluorite with Calcite
$400
 Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
A neat and fine interpenetrant crystal specimen of purple lustrous Fluorite with...
Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz
$1,600
 Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe
Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath in north Cornwall, England, is an enigmatic mine and for sure, a Cornish...
PYRITE with CALCITE
$115
 Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England
This miniature is a particularly fine example of well crystallised Pyrite from the long since closed...