• Pyromorphite on Quartz
  • Pyromorphite on Quartz
Fluorite and Halides

Pyromorphite on Quartz

$450.00   €383  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19215
This unusually coloured and rare habit of Pyromorphite will surely appeal to the dedicated collector of this species because of its highly different characteristics.  Enveloping a heavy core of Galena, creamy-buff Pyromorphite forms a drusy botryoidal coating intermixed with stubby terminated Quartz crystals averaging 5 to 7 mm diameter.  The Pyromorphite has a fine velvety texture with a resultant matt lustre.  The botryoidal druses are dusted with a pale apricot orange deposit of Pyromorphite which highlights the texture and surface morphology.  A lovely specimen from StrĂ­bro in the Plzen Region of the Czech Republic.

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Dimensions
6.0 × 7.8 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Stribro (Mies), Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyromorphite, Quartz

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