• Pyrite with Tourmaline
  • Pyrite with Tourmaline
  • Pyrite with Tourmaline
Tourmaline

Pyrite with Tourmaline

$400.00   €361  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18294
An equant, well-developed complex Pyrite crystal 5 mm in diameter nestles in a creamy-white, sucrosic microcrystalline Dolomitic matrix adjacent to a pair of Tourmaline crystals.  From the classic Swiss locality of the Lengenbach quarry in the Binn Valley, Wallis, the Tourmaline is most likely Dravite, but this is unconfirmed, and occurs as bent, striated prismatic crystals (unterminated) which lie flat across the matrix.  A good example of Pyrite and Tourmaline from Lengenbach.

Details

Dimensions
6.7 × 5.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides, Tourmaline
Locality
Lengenbach Quarry, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite, Tourmaline

Related Mineral Specimens

Tourmaline
$4,000
 Momeik Township, Shan State, Burma (Myanmar), Asia
A pleasing lustrous specimen of Tourmaline from Momeik, Myanmar displaying deeply striated parallel...
Tourmaline var Rubellite
$3,000
 Momeik Township, Shan State, Burma (Myanmar), Asia
Classic Rubellite translucent pink mushroom-like crystal on a shard of translucent Quartz from...
TOURMALINE with TOPAZ on ALBITE
$3,500
 Paprok, Kunar Province (Nuristan), Afghanistan, Asia
A very fine double bi-coloured Tourmaline on Albite matrix from the Pegmatite rich area of Paprok,...
Fluorapatite on Tetrahedrite with Galena and Pyrite
$400
 Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
A rare combination specimen of Fluorapatite on Sulphides from Julcani District, Peru. White...