• Native Bismuth with Skutterudite and Erythite
  • Native Bismuth with Skutterudite and Erythite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Native Bismuth with Skutterudite and Erythite

$750.00   €626  £540.00 approx.  

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ID: CC21158
Although the Native Bismuth and Skutterudite are mostly obscured by the rich coating of pale powder-pink Erythite, they clearly constitute a large percentage of the specimen based on the specimen’s high density, apparent from its relatively high weight to small volume ratio.  A rich Quartz veinstone matrix, encrusted with stubby Quartz crystals on its base, is covered with greyish-silver Native Bismuth with Skutterudite, the latter displaying small millimetre-sized crystal clusters which occasionally protrude above the Erythite coating.  Small patches of crystallised Native Bismuth are also exposed.  A historic specimen from Schneeberg in Saxony, Germany, type locality for both Native Bismuth and Erythite and ex. the Josef Clemente (1899-1987) Collection of southern Germany.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 10.3 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Native Elements, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Schneeberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Erythrite, Native Bismuth, Skutterudite

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