• Kermesite with Stibnite and Pääkkönenite (?)
  • Kermesite with Stibnite and Pääkkönenite (?)
  • Kermesite with Stibnite and Pääkkönenite (?)
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Kermesite with Stibnite and Pääkkönenite (?)

$650.00   €616  £530.00 approx.  

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ID: CC13233
Fine, acicular divergent bundles of deep carmine red Kermesite measuring to 1 cm occupy areas of an elongated Quartz lined cavity with well-formed terminated crystals of lead-grey Stibnite, again in divergent splayed clusters. An additional 10 x 5 mm richly lined cavity containing both species is on the reverse of the specimen. As the label indicates, it has been suggested this specimen contains the antimony-arsenic sulphide Pääkkönenite within these vugs, but this requires analysis and research. Present or not, this remains a terrific example of Kermesite with Stibnite from Bräunsdorf in the Freiberg Mining District of Saxony, Germany.

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 5.0 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Bräunsdorf, Freiberg, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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