Collector's Piece: Galena and Sphalerite on Quartz from Taolin Mine

Dimension: 6.3cm x 5.7cm x 4cm
Weight: 145g

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

 

An outstanding specimen of Galena and Sphalerite on Quartz from Taolin Mine, Linxiang Co., Yueyang, Hunan Province, China. The metallic-silver crystals of Galena are very three dimensional in a rare rhomb-dodecahedron crystal habitj. The orange-red Sphalerite crystals are translucent and lustrous, on a druse of Quartz over a Limestone breccia. It is rare in combination and aesthetic in colors, a real treasure from this old mine.

    $93.57Price
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