• Stephanite
  • Stephanite
  • Stephanite
Rare Minerals

Stephanite

$5,000.00   €4,199  £3,790.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20318
Lustrous flattened orthorhombic crystals of the rare sulphosalt Stephanite form flying saucer-shaped hexagonal crystals up to 8 mm diameter all over this excellent small miniature.  From the very grandly named Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln mine at Großschirma in Saxony, Germany, this ex-matrix specimen is pervaded with smaller tabular and platy Stephanite crystals which infill between the larger crystals.  The Stephanite is dark gunmetal-grey with a slight bluish cast.  A superb example of Stephanite with a Lawrence H. Conklin (New York) label.

Details

Dimensions
2.0 × 2.7 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln Mine (Churprinz Mine; Kurprinz Mine), Großschirma, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Stephanite

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