• Sphalerite with Baryte and Fluorite
  • Sphalerite with Baryte and Fluorite
  • Sphalerite with Baryte and Fluorite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Sphalerite with Baryte and Fluorite

$700.00   €663  £570.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC31960
Wow, what a fabulous and very different cabinet specimen! A hedgehog-like dome of radiating, lustrous metallic Sphalerite crystals peppered with cubic purple Fluorite crystals and topped with spheroidal clusters of creamy-white Baryte. Finally and adding a spectacular twist, a 4 cm naturally etched shard-like crystal of Fluorite protrudes from one end, appearing at first glance more like an Amethyst crystal. This delightful combination is from Elmwood mine at Carthage, Tennessee, USA. The Sphalerite forms excellent crystals of up to 1.5 cm and possibly bigger and when viewed closely, many are seen to be translucent cinnamon brown. The specimen comes with a Don Edwards label from the Tideswell Dale Rock Shop, Derbyshire.

Details

Dimensions
10.8 × 7.5 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Fluorite, Sphalerite

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