Bustamite, New South Wales, Australia, Cabinet-Sized Specimen


Approx. Dimensions: 2.8 in x 2.4 in x 1.7 in

Approx. Weight: 302 grams

Multi-colored and varied in crystal shape this Bustamite specimen has one large tabular arm of crystal elongated from the body of the larger mineral. Sphalerite is scattered throughout the specimen with tiny collections of pyrite speckled randomly on the surface. Some areas of the Bustamite are light red and slightly translucent. A varied and fascinating specimen from Broken Hill Mine.


Type: Bustamite