• Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite

Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite

$1,500.00   €1,296  £1,180.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20245
A magnificent cabinet display specimen of blocky, well developed metallic black Sphalerite crystals dusted with 1 mm snow white Calcite crystals and sub-mm, golden sucrosic Pyrite crystals.  Both Calcite and Pyrite coatings are preferentially deposited on similarly aligned faces of the Sphalerite crystals, showing the “way-up” of the specimen when in-situ.  Punctuating the overall aesthetic are two splendid pagoda-like towers of stacked creamy flattened Calcite crystals, 3 and 4 cm tall, respectively.  A superb specimen from Stríbro (Miers) in the Plzen Region of the Czech Republic that would grace any cabinet.


12.5 × 9.7 × 5.0 cm
Stříbro (Mies), Plzeň Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Galena, Sphalerite

Related Mineral Specimens

 Gyongyosoroszi, Matra Mts, Heves Co, Hungary, Europe
Well developed intergrown parallel crystal groups with sharply formed scalenohedral...
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
A pleasing intergrown specimen of pyramidal and twinned crystals of very lustrous Sphalerite from...
 Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
Very lustrous well-formed mostly twinned crystals of Sphalerite measuring to 1.6cm are intergrown on...
Calcite included by Sand
 Bellecroix, Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, France, Europe
A classic French specimen from Bellecroix, Fontainebleau of rhombic Calcite crystals in a...