• Sphalerite with Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Sphalerite with Quartz

$450.00   €377  £340.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19643
Intergrown flattish crystals of Sphalerite form a small plate with a dazzling metallic lustre and minor Quartz attached at both ends.  The specimen is from a somewhat obscure locality named Kranicher Gang, which worked the well documented Burgstatt veins close to the town of Clausthal-Zellerfeld in Lower Saxony, Germany.  The Sphalerite is iron rich and hence the crystals appear coal-black, but some areas, both on the top and base, grade to almost pure Sphalerite, of a beautiful translucent and tangy citrus yellowish-lime green.

Details

Dimensions
5.1 × 3.4 × 1.7 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Kranicher Gang, Burgstatt veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz, Quartz, Sphalerite

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