• Parapierrotite with Realgar
  • Parapierrotite with Realgar
  • Parapierrotite with Realgar
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Parapierrotite with Realgar

$200.00   €190  £160.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14521
Metallic, greyish-black micro-crystal of Parapierrotite form as clusters in a matrix of blood red to bright scarlet Realgar on a matrix of creamy, fine granular matrix. This rare and interesting species Parapierrotite, a thallium sulphosalt, is from its type locality in the Allchar deposit at Rožden in the Republic of Macedonia, a locality famous amongst collectors for its rare thallium (Tl) minerals. The element thallium is rarely encountered in collections and this is a great miniature example of the species with the association of Realgar and two small orange patches of Orpiment. The specimen comes in a high dome Jousi box because of its thallium and arsenic content. If the specimen is handled, then it is recommended to wash your hands as neither element is particularly human-friendly!

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 3.5 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Allchar, Rožden, Kavadarci, Republic of Macedonia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen