Ilvaite, Siderite, Aragonite
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Miniature, 5.0 x 3.6 x 3.1 cm
A fine combination pseudomorph specimen from the Nikolaevskiy Mine at Dal'negorsk, Russia. Mirror-bright, jet-black ilvaite crystals richly cover all sides of the diverging cluster of green to brown siderite pseudomorphing very elongated aragonite needles. From finds in the 1990s. Ex. Ryan Bowling Collection.