• Galena on Quartz Coated Calcite
  • Galena on Quartz Coated Calcite
  • Galena on Quartz Coated Calcite
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Galena on Quartz Coated Calcite

$1,500.00   €1,341  £1,200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC3271

Very classic specimen of well developed rhombic crystals of pink Calcite coated in a thin translucent drusy Quartz, from the Snailbeach Mine. Cubic crystals of metallic silvery Galena are seen at each end of the specimen, also coated in a Quartz druse. Crystals of deep brown Sphalerite are to be seen on the specimen with rare micro-crystals of Chalcopyrite. Lastly hemispheres of light metallic yellow Pyrite are clustered and lightly scattered over the specimen. A specimen very characteristic of the location.

Details

Dimensions
11.5 × 7.2 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Snailbeach Mine, Snailbeach, Shropshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena

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