• Calcite with Pyrite
  • Calcite with Pyrite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Calcite with Pyrite

$400.00   €379  £320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19790
A fabulous small miniature from the Příbram Mining District in the Czech Republic which demonstrates some remarkable variations in the crystal habits of Calcite.  A three-sided, trigonal Calcite crystal, 5.5 cm long, leans at a forty-five-degree angle on its cleaved base.  Every face is built from translucent to gemmy Calcite crystals, each of between 2- and 5-mm width and displaying pentagonal faces with a brilliant glassy lustre.  These are overgrown with sub-millimetre micro crystals of brassy, slightly iridescent Pyrite, completely coating two of the three faces and only partly on the third.  A terrific and showy Calcite with Pyrite from Příbram.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 3.5 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Calcite, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Pribram, Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Pyrite

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