Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite
Krushev dol deposit, Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Cabinet, 13.4 x 10.9 x 8.9 cm
This is a very large, spectacular Eastern European specimen. It is a dazzling burst of frosty, slender quartz crystals, to 5 cm, festooned with sparkly golden pyrite, and you can see euhedral crystals of sphalerite here and there nestled amongst the quartz crystals as well. Dazzling!