Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Andorite & Zinkenite

Views:
Watches:
TPX528548

Andorite & Zinkenite

Classic Locality

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.5 × 1.2 cm
Weight: 
27.00gr
Description

Very nice and lustrous single andorite crystal covered on top by acicular dark metallic zinkenite crystals.

This piece is a great combination of two rather rare minerals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andorite

Synonym Of: 

Andorite IV

Formula: 
Pb18Ag15Sb47S96
Strunz: 
2.JB.40a
Hardness: 
0.0

Andorite VI

Formula: 
AgPbSb3S6
Hardness: 
0.0
Formula: 
AgPbSb3S6
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 -
Colour: 
Dark Grey
Type Locality: 
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Romania

Zinkenite

Formula: 
Pb9Sb22S42
Strunz: 
2.JB.35a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Graf Jost-Christian Mine, Wolfsberg, Stolberg, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Item Toolbox