5.3" Polished Schalenblende Slice - Poland

This particular specimen was mined out of Olkusz, Poland and contains a beautiful combination of sphalerite and marcasite and galena. It has been cut flat and polished to a glossy finish on one face. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Schalenblende is a compact mass of sulfides, and can consist of galena, pyrite, wurtzite, marcasite and even sphalerite. It forms in concentric layers, and is believed to have formed by means of crystallization from a sulfide gel.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Marcasite, Galena & Sphalerite
LOCATION
Pomorzany Mine, Olkusz, Poland
SIZE
5.3 x 2.5", .3" thick
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#130510