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SPHALERITE with QUARTZ
price: £452 / $700 / €534 - This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate
A very rare occurrence and habit of Sphalerite from Panasqueira, forming a ball-like crystal measuring to 30mm across which exhibits a wonderful vibrant silky sheen. Minor Arsenopyrite adds a pale golden sparkle to the Sphalerite, and Siderite is also present in small hexagonal crystals. The Sphalerite sits on several well defined clear Quartz crystals measuring to 40mm. A rare, well arranged and choice miniature.
Size: 4 x 4 x 3 cm (Miniature)
Owner: Kristalle and Crystal Classics
Other mineral specimens near Panasqueira Mine, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal, Europe:
APATITE with QUARTZ
£1290 / $2000 / €1526
£177 / $275 / €210
APATITE with SIDERITE
£103 / $160 / €122