Zinkenite (Type Locality - old)

Graf Jost-Christian Mine, Wolfsberg, Harz Mts, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Thumbnail, 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Start Time: 06/01/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/11/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A showy and excellent, radiating floret thumbnail of splendent, metallic-gray, zinkenite needles from the historic Type Locality in Germany - the Graf Jost-Christian Mine in the Harz Mountains. This is an ancient antimony mine, started around 1700! Very highly representative of the species and famous, old locale. Valued $300

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