• Galena with Sphalerite and Calcite
  • Galena with Sphalerite and Calcite
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Galena with Sphalerite and Calcite

$7,500.00   €6,403  £5,450.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21439
A magnificent cluster of excellent Galena spinel-twins from the Nikolaevskiy mine at Dal'negorsk in the Far-Eastern Region of Russia.  Adding to what is already an amazing specimen, large crystals of lustrous black spinel-twined Sphalerite and drusy clusters of creamy white Calcite add contrast and highlights to a wonderful aesthetic.  The highly lustrous Galena crystals measure up to at least 3 cm on edge and form a variety of habits including modified cuboctahedrons.  The Sphalerite is also superb displaying nested equilateral triangular growth patterns with a brilliant metallic lustre.  The Nikolaevskiy mine opened in 1982 working a limestone-hosted sulphide deposit.  Large solution cavities within the limestone have provided sufficient accommodation space to allow the development of world-class specimens making this one of the world’s best crystallised sulphide localities.  A stunning Galena with Sphalerite and Calcite form Nikolaevskiy mine in Russia.  Please note an additional charge may have to be made for postage due to this specimen’s weight.

Details

Dimensions
11.4 × 14.0 × 7.3 cm
Categories
Calcite, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Galena, Sphalerite

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