• Hessite on Quartz
  • Hessite on Quartz
  • Hessite on Quartz
  • Hessite on Quartz
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Hessite on Quartz

ID: CC779
A rich specimen of a rare Silver Tellurium mineral Hessite. The Hessite is dark steel-grey with metallic lustre and forms elongate crystals measuring to 7mm, most of which are rounded with a slightly molten look (typical of the occurence). Amongst the elongate crystals are smaller sharp crystals. The Hessite has grown on a bed of prismatic Quartz crystals, with slight Iron oxide staining. Botés is one of the best known localities for this mineral.

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Dimensions
3.9 × 1.6 × 2.1 cm
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Locality
Botes, Alba Co, Romania, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hessite

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