Collector’s Piece: Galena, Sphalerite var. Marmatite, Quartz, Pyrite, Dolomite
Dimension: 6.5cm x 3.8cm x 3.5cm
Locality: Dongxiang Co., Fuzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
A rare find from Dongxiang Co., Jiangxi, China of this brassy, metallic-silver specimen of Galena with an aesthetic association of lustrous Clear Quartz Points, Sphalerite var. Marmatite, Dolomite, Dolomite, Pyrite and Chalcopyrite. It is sparkly and shiny 360 degree. A top quality showy specimen not to be missed!
Marmatite is an opaque black Iron-rich variety of Sphalerite. Named from the German word marmatit originated from the occurance at the Marmato Mining District, Mun. de Salamina, Caldas Department, Colombia.