• Galena with Quartz
  • Galena with Quartz
  • Galena with Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Galena with Quartz

$1,250.00   €1,053  £950.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15355
Lead-grey cubic crystals of Galena, each with modified corners to the octahedron, compose this excellent specimen.  Each of the intergrown crystals are a good size for Tsumeb, with the largest measuring 1.6 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm.  All Galena faces are pitted due to natural etching processes during post-deposition paragenesis, with a few retaining traces of face striations, commonly observed in Tsumeb Galena.   Tiny, yet well formed Quartz crystals to 5 mm, with a orangey-tan surface coating, are scattered over the Galena crystals, together with equant colourless rhombs of what appears to be Calcite rather than Smithsonite.

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 3.9 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Quartz

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