• Quartz on Calcite With Boulangerite
  • Quartz on Calcite With Boulangerite
Gallery

Quartz on Calcite With Boulangerite

ID: CC2039

A now classic combination specimen of Calcite included by metallic grey acicular crystals of Boulangerite. The appearance of the specimen reminds us of two greats from the silent movie era in the 1920's - Laurel and Hardy. The Calcite forms two partly intergrown rounded cone-like structures to 6.3cm high. The cones are formed of plate-like Calcite crystals, and display a high luster. White to colourless crystals of Quartz are scattered over the Calcite cones, as single doubley terminated crystals, and as strings of crystals to almost 2cm long. The Calcite is heavily included by metallic grey minute needle crystal of the lead Sulfosalt Boulangerite. A unique funky and appealing display!

Details

Dimensions
6.3 × 6.0 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz

Related Mineral Specimens

BOURNONITE with QUARTZ and FLUORITE
$3,500
 Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia
A super crystal specimen of bright metallic grey Bournonite on gemmy-translucent prismatic crystals...
Fluorite on Chlorite
$1,250
 Wheal Trevaunance, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England, Europe
Characteristic crystals of Fluorite clustered over a grey-green Chlorite from the Trevaunance Mine,...
Epidote with Quartz
$450
 Green Monster Mountain, Prince Of Wales Island, Alaska, USA, North America
An excellent specimen of lustrous Green Monster Epidote, well-formed dark olive green crystals...
Fluorite on Quartz
$850
 Camissinone Mine, Zogno, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
Lustrous cubic modified crystals of Fluorite are aesthetically arranged on a crystallized...