Hausmannite (Type Locality - huge xls) ex Barlow Coll.

Oehrenstock, Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany
Miniature, 3.6 x 3.4 x 2.9 cm
Start Time: 04/15/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/21/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

The sharp tetragonal hausmannite pyramids on this exceptional old-timer are HUGE for the historic Type Locality, up to 2.9 cm on edge! The grayish-black crystals have striking stepped-growth and are moderately lustrous. Specimens of this quality and size of crystals are extremely rare from this ancient mining area. Ex John Barlow Collection # 5079. Valued at $600.

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