• Bromian Chlorargyrite with Pyrolusite and Psilomelane
  • Bromian Chlorargyrite with Pyrolusite and Psilomelane
  • Bromian Chlorargyrite with Pyrolusite and Psilomelane
  • Bromian Chlorargyrite with Pyrolusite and Psilomelane
Fluorite and Halides

Bromian Chlorargyrite with Pyrolusite and Psilomelane

$800.00   €726  £650.00 approx.  

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ID: CC14361
A porous and vuggy granular matrix of mid-grey mixed Pyrolusite and Psilomelane richly invested with many very fine and well-developed crystals of the silver halide Bromian Chlorargyrite Ag(Cl,Br).  This specimen is from the Broken Hill Proprietary mine in New South Wales, Australia and is a splendid example, the Bromian Chlorargyrite being of a rich apple-green colour and forming sharp equant crystals of typically 1 to 2 mm across.  Some of the Bromian Chlorargyrite crystals have a very thin coating of metallic-grey Pyrolusite, partly camouflaging their appearance while still being remarkably distinct because of their excellent crystal habit.  A choice specimen of this rare silver halide, formerly termed embolite.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.0 × 4.6 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bromian Chlorargyrite, Psilomelane, Pyrolusite

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