Kermesite, Calcite
Pezinok, Male Karpaty Mts, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Small Cabinet, 5.9 x 5.7 x 2.6 cm
A fine specimen of radiating sprays of flat-lying, highly lustrous, acicular, deep wine-red kermesite crystals on calcite-covered massive sulfide matrix from a classic locale - Pezinok, Slovakia. The crystals reach 2.3 cm on this piece, making for excellent material for the species and locality. Color is obvious without need for fancy lighting, and the contrasting matrix is most unusual. This is a very attractive piece with large crystals for the locale...and rare on the market today, as well.