• Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite
  • Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite
  • Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite
  • Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite
  • Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite
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Bindheimite ps. after Bournonite with Malachite

$1,200.00   €1,006  £860.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19053
This specimen might be described as an ugly brute (!), but a rather beautiful ugly brute!!!  Mottled lime green, mustard-yellow and rusty-brown pseudomorphed crystals of Bindheimite after Bournonite, occur as large, rather chunky, blocky crystals to 3 cm long and some to 2.5 cm wide, and all very clearly displaying deep furrows around the prism faces forming a new generation of “cog-wheel ore”.  This specimen is from the Felixbau mine at Hüttenberg in Carinthia, Austria.  Bindheimite is a lead-antimony oxide and the more this specimen is examined the more fascinating and amazing it becomes!

Details

Dimensions
7.1 × 6.4 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Felixbau Mine, Hüttenberg, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bournonite, Malachite

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