SPHALERITE WITH FERROAN-MAGNASITE – MT BISCHOFF

$20.00

A large sphalerite with ferroan-magnasite, from Mount Bischoff, Waratah, Tas. Sitting at the top is a large area of bladed tan magnasite , with a scattering of small white calcite crystals. This very old specimen.

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For sale is a large sphalerite with ferroan-magnasite, from Mount Bischoff, Waratah, Tas. Sitting at the top is a large area of bladed tan magnasite , with a scattering of small white calcite crystals. This very old specimen, then features a large area of glossy black sphalerite, small areas having crystal form the rest is massive. The sphalerite is spread thru a thick band of quartz, with minor chalcopryite.  Such a large display area of sphalerite is from my knowledge uncommon from this locality. Ex John Chapman collection (NSW MinSoc)

MOUNT BISCHOFF, WARATAH, TAS.

89 x 75 x 60mm.