• Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
  • Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
  • Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
  • Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
  • Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
  • Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite
Rare Minerals

Marshite with Cerussite and Malachite

$7,500.00   €6,357  £5,480.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20169
A sublime Marshite specimen, one of the essential Broken Hill classics, but very rarely obtainable with such a rich profusion of crystals.  The Marshite crystals are scattered over the top surface of a gossan matrix of mixed country rock, Cerussite and Malachite with a sooty black manganese oxide and orange-buff limonitic coating.  The Marshite, a copper iodide (CuI), is a pinkish-carmine-red and areas where crystals have become intergrown can measure up to 1 cm across.  The species was named for C.W. Marsh who first described it and is from its type area of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.  A wonderful specimen that would grace any Broken Hill collection.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 5.0 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Rare Minerals
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Malachite, Marshite

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