Cubanite, Pyrrhotite, Siderite, Dolomite
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Morro Velho mine (incl. Mina Velha; Mina Grande), Nova Lima, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
A classic, superb specimen of highly lustrous and translucent, light gray dolomite rhombs festooned with brassy, tabular crystals of cubanite and pyrrhotite and richly accompanied with glassy, yellow-green siderite blades from the 1960s find at the famous Morro Velho Gold Mine, Nova Lima, Brazil. The larger hexagonal crystals are pyrrhotites and many of the smaller crystals are cubanites. Ex. Minette Collection.