KRF-29
Galena and Marcasite, on Quartz
$1,800.00
Cabinet, 13.3 x 9.4 x 4.2 cm
Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Ex. Kay Robertson

Galena specimens from this iron mine are a German classics, and you can see why. TEXTBOOK shapes! Superb and numerous, the modified cuboctahedrons of Galena have great form, luster, and are in excellent condition. The largest crystal is a full 2.5 cm across. Spread out across the drusy Quartz matrix, the Galenas are interspersed with many small Marcasites. Old-time specimens of this quality are seldom available from Pfannenberg, which closed in 1962. #3944 in Kay's collection, she acquired this from Al McGuinness, probably in the 1960s. A large, cabinet specimen of rare modern aesthetic quality from this ancient mining region.

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