• Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
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Alabandite

$3,000.00   €2,784  £2,320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14159
A very rich coverage of Alabandite over a light grey matrix containing disseminated sulphides.  From the Zinc Corporation mine at Broken Hill, NSW, Australia, the Alabandite forms strongly foliated sooty-black coatings with some areas becoming grassy-emerald-green.  The Alabandite also occurs with, more typical, glassy black crystalline faces and a bright lustre; with an appearance similar to biotite.  The foliation takes the form of acicular-like, narrow, flat-lying columns in both linear and gently curving patterns.  A very good and interesting specimen of the rare manganese sulphide, Alabandite, from Broken Hill, Australia.

Details

Dimensions
8.4 × 5.6 × 2.9 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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