• Proustite
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Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Proustite

$400.00   €358  £320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19671
A terminated, highly lustrous, 5 x 3 x 3 mm Proustite crystal nestles in a shallow vug within a white Calcite and Dolomite matrix from the Příbram mining district in the Czech Republic.  The Proustite, a silver-arsenic sulphosalt, appears metallic jet-black, but once strongly backlit releases flashes of deep claret-red.  A slightly smaller, more granular patch of Proustite sits adjacent to this and on the base, Proustite can be seen disseminated throughout the sulphide-rich matrix together with sub-mm crystals of Pyrite.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 5.3 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Pribram, Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Proustite

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