Miersite with Cuprite
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Small Cabinet, 8.0 x 5.2 x 5.5 cm
Ex. Robert Sielecki
Miersite is one of the most rare of silver species here. This is a matrix composed of several, colorful, mineral species, exhibits drusy, yellow crystals of the rare, silver, copper iodide, miersite. The right hand side of the specimen contains a large amount of drusy, botryoidal cuprite as well as a massive, intergrown brownish red mass of cuprite. A relatively rich large specimen from the early-1900s era, and of display quality.