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


Approx. Dimensions: 2.3 in x 1.5 in x 1.8 in

Approx. Weight: 182 grams

Metallic Galena shines on one angled side of a triangular chunk of Bustamite with smaller collections of Galena scattered throughout the rest of the specimen. The Bustamite has a reddish-brown color resembling amber. One globular protrusion of Bustamite breaks through the side covering of Galana. Smaller examples of white Bustamite are scattered between the red crystals and the flecks of Galena on the bottom face of the mineral.


Type: Bustamite with Sphalerite