• Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite
  • Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite
  • Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite

$300.00   €285  £240.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19871
An interesting miniature of crystallised Argentopyrite and Pyrargyrite from the Pöhla-Tellerhäuser mine in the Schwarzenberg District of Saxony, Germany.  Formerly in East Germany, this was one or the worlds largest uranium mines working a Cambrian-Ordovician polymetallic skarn.  Well developed crystals of both species measure up to about 2 mm over a creamy white matrix with an earthy texture and lustre.  Magnification is required to differential the two crystal habits as both are a similar metallic grey, one perhaps a little more silver than the other. 


3.4 × 5.0 × 2.1 cm
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Pöhla, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Argentopyrite, Pyrargyrite

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