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Fluorite with Marcasite

$750.00   €638  £550.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20196
An attractive and rare location specimen from the Silius mining district on the Italian island of Sardinia.  The mines in this area exploit a fluorite vein system containing lead and zinc sulphide mineralisation.  A massive Fluorite matrix is entirely covered in excellent distorted cubic crystals of pale cobalt-pink Fluorite, themselves heavily coated with golden-bronze Marcasite crystals to about 3 mm.  The Fluorite forms elongated cubes, the most predominant of which forms a vertical tower measuring 2.8 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm.  A remarkably crystallised Fluorite sprinkled with metallic Marcasite from Sardinia.

Details

Dimensions
5.2 × 10.2 × 6.0 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Silius, Gerrei, Sarrabus-Gerrei, Sardinia, Italy

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Marcasite

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