• Marshite
  • Marshite
  • Marshite
  • Marshite
  • Marshite


$750.00   €711  £600.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC2779
Marshite is an exceedingly rare Copper Iodide (CuI) with a distinctive (but not disagreeable) disinfectant like smell (close up). The crystals start out colourless or yellow while in-situ and on exposure to sunlight gradually turn pinkish to brownish red.  This specimen is so fresh through correct storage, it remains colourless. The specimen is rich with glassy and transparent well-formed crystals of Marshite (to 3 mm) on, and in, a clay-like matrix.  A dense specimen of this rare iodide mineral displaying well exposed crystals from the Rubtsovskiy mine, in Siberia, Russia.


4.5 × 3.6 × 3.4 cm
Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altaiskiy Krai, West Siberia, Russia, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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