Marcasite, Pyrrhotite, Sphalerite
Herja Mine (Kisbanya), Baia Mare (Nagybanya), Maramures Co., Romania
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm
A fine, old-time pseudomorph and combination specimen from a classic and famous locality - Kisbanya or the Herja Mine of Romania. Rust-brown marcasite pseudomorphs jackstraw-layered, tabular pyrrhotite crystals, which rest in a matrix of lustrous, black sphalerite. This fine old pseudomorph is from the Mullane Collection and comes with an Anton Berger label, well-known Austrian mineral dealers from the 1920s-1950s.