• Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
  • Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
  • Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite

$350.00   €288  £260.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20791
A showy cluster of translucent milky Quartz crystals from Cavnic mine in Romania, almost entirely masking a plate intermixed lead-grey crystallised Galena and golden-brassy Tetrahedrite.  The Tetrahedrite occurs as rare crystals and a more pervasive granular component of the matrix.  The Quartz crystals are typically 3 to 4 cm tall by 1 to 2 cm in diameter.  Their prism faces are completely encrusted with micro semi-opaque white Quartz crystals with a fine sucrosic frosted texture whereas the hexagonal pyramidal terminations are smooth with a bright glassy lustre.  A choice small cabinet specimen from Cavnic.

Details

Dimensions
5.2 × 6.2 × 6.5 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Quartz, Terahedrite

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