Collector's Piece: Bornite and Barite with Chalcopyrite from Daye Mine

Collector's Piece: Bornite and Barite with Chalcopyrite from Daye Mine

SKU: HBB9726

Dimension: 5.3cm x 3.5cm x 3.2mc

Weight: 83g

Locality: Fengjianshan Mine (Daye Copper Mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

 

A spherical, very crystalized Barite on Bornite from a very limited find in the famous Daye Copper Mine, Hubei, China.  Perched aesthetically on a rounded cluster of Bornite in metallic iridescent blue and green color, Barite of this spherical crystal habit is amongst the rarest in the world and definitely one-of-a-kind.  Barite is well-known for its extensive range of colors and varied crystal habits, the most common forms are bladed or tabular. 

 

What’s more is a second generation of Bornite Stalactite growing on one side, looking like tree branches.  This truly is an exceptional museum quality piece of all time!

    $97.26Price

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