Schalenblende Small Polished Slabs - 1 Piece

Product no.: 10223
from $  15.30
unit price $  17.99

 
 

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$  17.99 per piece
Schalenblende Small Polished Slabs - 1 Piece
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Schalenblende Small Slabs, One Side Polished - 1 Piece

These unusual specimens hail from Poland. They are a combination of galena (the silvery metallic part), sphalerite (the brown bands), and wurzite (the tan/vanilla color) which fluoresces orange under ultraviolet light. Some also contain a little pyrite. They occur in masses with concentric layers of the three or sometimes four minerals. Schalenblende is the German name which has carried over directly into English, although they are also called "brunckite" in Australia. Although mined in several European locations, this stone is less well known in the USA and correspondingly more rare. 

All pieces are face-polished, and most have a flat saw-cut on the backside, while some have the irregular end-cuts on the backside. A few are thicker on one end and thinner on the other. Some would make great cabs for the adventurous lapidary! All make nice specimens, especially at the price! 

All are close to the same size, at 2 to 2.5 inches long and about 1 to 1.5 inches wide. About 1/4 to 1/2" thick.

Unit for sale: 1 piece

Mined in Pomorzany, Poland. Made in Brazil. 



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