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

Calcite with Galena and Sphalerite

$1,500.00   €1,228  £1,060.00 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.

Details

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

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Galena, Sphalerite

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