• Native Bismuth
  • Native Bismuth
Native Elements

Native Bismuth

$750.00   €620  £550.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19410
Amongst the twelve species produced from Shaft 38 at Niederschlema in Saxony, Germany, Native Bismuth is probably its most famous mineral.  This extremely fine miniature is a mass of intergrown plates and ribs of Native Bismuth, all graphite-lead grey with a dull yet metallic speckled lustre.  The more exposed surfaces of the crystals have a silver patina which highlights the various crystal structures, of which there are many.  In addition to crudely hoppered plates and stacked pagoda-like disks, several areas have a herringbone pattern of narrow chevroned crystals.  A splendid Native Bismuth from Shaft 38 in Saxony.

Details

Dimensions
3.7 × 5.8 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Native Elements
Locality
Shaft 38, Niederschlema, Schlema, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native Bismuth

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