• Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Scheelite and "Zinnwaldite" on Quartz
  • Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Scheelite and "Zinnwaldite" on Quartz
  • Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Scheelite and "Zinnwaldite" on Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Scheelite and "Zinnwaldite" on Quartz

$850.00   €792  £660.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20098
A real eye-catcher of a specimen from HornĂ­ Slavkov in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic.  A superb 12.7 cm long tapered Quartz crystal has three adjacent prism faces encrusted with deep purple Fluorite, brassy Chalcopyrite, "Zinnwaldite" mica, small Quartz crystals and salmon-buff, 0.25 mm diameter globular crystals of what is labelled Scheelite.  The primary Quartz crystal is translucent milky-grey-white with glassy grey sections, forming striated horizontal bands perpendicular to the long axis.  What is described as Scheelite on the original label is certainly very different in habit and colour to that I am familiar with and it does not fluoresce.  However, no matter what this species is, the specimen remains a very fine and aesthetic example.

Details

Dimensions
12.7 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Quartz and Agate, Silicates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides, Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates
Locality
Horni Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcopyrite, Fluorite, Scheelite

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