• Hessite
  • Hessite
  • Hessite
  • Hessite
  • Hessite
  • Hessite
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Hessite

$7,500.00   €6,780  £5,810.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20248
Hessite is a rare di-silver telluride (Ag2Te) and this specimen is from the Anna Mine at Botești in Alba County, Romania.  Typically this species is only seen as single crystals or metallic patches, but in this museum quality specimen, the Hessite occurs as druses of excellent, rounded lustrous lead-grey crystals, many with well defined crystal faces and sharp edges.  These crystal groups occur as two main clusters, measuring approximately 2.5 x 1.0 cm and 2.8 x 1.0 cm amongst 2 to 3 mm tall terminated milky Quartz crystals on a sulphide-rich massive Quartz matrix.  A first class example of the very rare silver telluride, Hessite.

Details

Dimensions
6.4 × 3.9 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Anna Mine, Botești, Alba Co., Romania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hessite

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