Collector's Piece: Sphalerite on Quartz from Taolin Mine, Linxiang Co., China

Collector's Piece: Sphalerite on Quartz from Taolin Mine, Linxiang Co., China

Dimension: 8.7cm x 5.4cm x 2.6cm
Weight: 145g

Locality: Taolin Mine, Linxiang Co., Yueyang, Hunan Province, China

 

A significant, museum quality specimen of Sphalerite on Quartz from Taolin Mine, Linxiang Co., Yueyang, Hunan Province, China.  The large, single terminated Sphalerite crystal is exceedingly lustrous, measuring a mesmerizing 3.3cm x 2.6cm in size!  Such a large, single gem of Sphalerite is extremely rare and precious.  The fiery orange-red Sphalerite crystal has a highly reflective surface and is translucent with flashes of orange fire.  On a druse of Quartz over a limestone breccia, this is for sure a winning centerpiece!

    $156.43Price

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