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Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 50735
Mineral:Calcite over Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite
Locality:Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Arched 5 mm crust of translucent colorless flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals to 9 mm with a double-sided formation of gray-metallic cubo-octahedral galena crystals to 8 mm, lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 5 mm and quartz crystals to 4 mm.
Overall Size:6x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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