• Betekhtinite


$800.00   €654  £590.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19645
Betekhtinite is a rare copper-iron-lead sulphide.  This excellent ex-matrix, large thumbnail, is a mass of vertically aligned black metallic bladed crystals forming a column-like structure and terminated by numerous individual euhedral (complete) and cleaved tips, the latter due to contact with the original in-situ host rock.  This rich copper-zinc deposit is hosted in a succession of Upper Carboniferous sandstone bodies.  A particularly good and remarkably rich specimen of the rare mineral Betekhtinite.


2.6 × 3.2 × 2.9 cm
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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