Mineral Specimen 6190 Polydymite Included in Twinned Calcite from Gray Quarry, Hamilton, Hancock Co., Illinois for sale M & W Minerals Fine Mineral Specimens

 

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Mineral Specimen #6190    Polydymite Included in Twinned Calcite

Gray Quarry, Hamilton, Hancock Co., Illinois

10.8 x 9.1 x 9 cm

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Ni3S4


A cluster of off white colored twinned Calcite crystals with inclusions of the rare nickel sulfide, Polydymite, which is closely related to Millerite. The Polydymite is present encased in the Calcite as dark colored, fibrous crystals. The Calcite crystals have a glossy luster and are striated.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: There is some bruising on the edges of some of the crystals and a couple of the crystals are incomplete with cleavage planes.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Calcite | Rare Minerals | Pseudomorphs | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Calcite | Rare Minerals | Pseudomorphs | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars