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Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

 
Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Proustite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 72440
Mineral:Proustite on Calcite
Locality:St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Description:Lustrous translucent dark-red proustite crystals to 7 mm in a small recess between lustrous transparent pale-yellow calcite crystals to 5 mm on gray-metallic galena. The proustite crystals have sub-metallic luster and show areas of red translucency. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #10085b; ex. R. Hauck in 1981
Overall Size:3x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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