• Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite
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Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions, Quartz and Tetrahedrite

$2,000.00   €1,684  £1,520.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19567
A spectacular, 9.5 x 8 cm dome of interlocked cockscomb Calcite crystals, each averaging around 1.5 cm across, coloured jet-black by very finely disseminated Boulangerite inclusions; from the Herja mine at Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Romania.  Boulangerite, a lead antimony sulphide, forms very fine, hair-like acicular crystals within the Calcite and, under low magnification, also manifest on the surface of the crystals as very fine filaments. A 4 cm long greyish-milky Quartz crystal stands upright at one end and clumps of dark-grey granular Tetrahedrite sit within many of the Calcite rosettes.  A lustrous and very showy specimen.

Details

Dimensions
12.5 × 9.2 × 5.5 cm
Categories
Calcite, Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Boulangerite, Calcite, Quartz, Tetrahedrite

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