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

Sphalerite with Pyrite on Quartz

$250.00   €224  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19675
Black, equant Sphalerite crystals of up to 8 mm almost entirely cover a triangular shaped platy matrix of massive Sphalerite, with possible Hematite and earthy brick-red Hematite staining on the base.  Although the majority of the Sphalerite is black, some crystal faces are translucent carmine-red with even the very occasional translucent orange crystal, albeit being sub-mm.  Such well defined crystals of this deep red colour are very uncommon from Příbram.  Between the Sphalerite crystals are tiny, sub-2 mm terminated Quartz crystals, often stained orange-red.

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 6.0 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Pribram, Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sphalerite, Sphalerite

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