Boulangerite, Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Quartz
Cabinet, 12.2 x 7.0 x 5.4 cm
Noche Buena Mine, Noche Buena, Mun. de Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico
Ex. Ed Ruggiero
A STRKING and EXCELLENT CABINET specimen of nests of lustrous, soft, hair-like, silver boulangerite crystals richly covering the upper-half of the arsenopyrite, pyrite and quartz matrix from the famous Noche Buena Mine in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ex Ed Ruggiero Collection, who purchased this piece in 1975 as jamesonite, but had it x-rayed as boulangerite. The arsenopyrite crystals are also choice and are up to 7 mm. 12.2 x 7.0 x 5.4 cm