• Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite
  • Alabandite


$2,000.00   €1,894  £1,600.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20402
Alabandite, a manganese sulphide with the formula MnS, is rarely seen in good specimens, so this part, yet very sharp, octahedral crystal is a superb example of the species.  From the pegmatite veins and hydrothermal fracture fillings in the Merelani Hills, in the Simanjiro District of Tanzania, this entire specimen forms part of a large octahedral crystal with edges modified to the dodecahedron The crystal is steely grey-black with a sub-metallic.


5.1 × 4.6 × 2.5 cm
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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