• Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
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Alabandite

$2,500.00   €2,244  £1,910.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14192
A terrific specimen of the rare manganese sulphide Alabandite from the Zinc Corporation mine at Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.  This specimen is composed entirely of matt, sooty dark chocolate and black Alabandite plumose sprays forming a V-shaped herring-bone pattern.  Individual crystals are to around 3 cm long and on one face, sub-mm lustrous Pyrite crystals form two small patches on the Alabandite.  A superb specimen of this rare Broken Hill species.

Details

Dimensions
7.3 × 3.5 × 1.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Alabandite, Pyrite

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