Boulangerite ps. After Fizelyite (Type Locality) ex Schlichter Coll.

Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 7.8 x 4.5 cm
Start Time: 12/01/2011 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/08/2011 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Fizelyite is a rare silver-lead-antimony sulfosalt and the Herja Mine is the Type Locality. This is a rare combination pseudomorph example of scintillating, metallic, hair-like needles of boulangerite after prismatic sprays of fizelyite. The underlying matrix is splendent sphalerite with chalcopyrite. An extremely rich and showy example of this rare sulfosalt, that has been pseudomorphed. Ex Schlichter Collection.

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