Betekhtinite (rare sulfosalt)
- Twin Pocket, Mine # 31, Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan
- Miniature, 3.6 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm
- Start Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 05/28/2009 6:04:25 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
Betekhtinite is a RARE copper, iron, lead sulfosalt and this is a superb example from a now-famous discovery of 1998, which produced the best of the species known for this mineral to date. Lustrous, metallic-gray, parallel-growth needles to 2.8 cm comprise this showy piece from the Twin Pocket, Mine # 31at Dzhezkazgan.