Description

    Freibergite
    Eagle Mine, Gilman
    Gilman District, Eagle Co.
    Colorado, USA
    4.12 x 3.34 x 1.59 inches (10.46 x 8.48 x 4.05 cm)


    Freibergite is a complex sulfosalt mineral with cubic crystals formed in hydrothermal deposits. This stout example also features some golden Chalcopyrite along with some black amorphous micro-crystals. From the aptly named Eagle Mine in Colorado, this sizable chunk has plenty of sparkle even though the overall colors are dull and metallic. The piece appears to have a bilateral fracturing, but the piece looks solid.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    Mar-Apr, 2016
    31st-7th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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