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

Pyrite on Sphalerite on Quartz

$1,200.00   €1,137  £960.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19891
This cabinet specimen of Pyrite overgrowing Sphalerite on Quartz is beautifully aesthetic. As an added bonus, encircling its base, but not visible from the display face, is a broad band of light tan micro-acicular crystals of what appears to be a zeolite, possibly Stilbite. From Stříbro in the Plzeň Region of Bohemia, Czech Republic, micro-crystals of cubic, light golden Pyrite with a brilliant, mirror-like lustre overgrow black Sphalerite crystals of 1 to 4 mm, also with a bright metallic lustre. This association covers at least one third of a drusy crystallised undulating bed of milky grey micro-crystals of Quartz. A showy specimen with fascinating morphology which comes with the previous collector’s card label.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 9.1 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Stříbro (Mies), Plzeň Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite

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