• Tetrahedrite on Galena
  • Tetrahedrite on Galena
  • Tetrahedrite on Galena
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Tetrahedrite on Galena

$750.00   €711  £600.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC28597
A pleasing combination of well crystallised Tetrahedrite and Galena, the former overgrowing the latter.  From near the town of Bleialf, Prüm, in the Eifel district of Germany, bright metallic silver tetragonal Tetrahedrite crystals overgrow dull lead grey Galena forming cuboctahedrons and cuboids with corners modified to the octahedron.  This charming small miniature comes with an old handwritten label which, I think, is dated 1896.

Details

Dimensions
3.2 × 3.7 × 2.0 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Bleialf, Prüm, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Terahedrite

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