Flat Lying Sylvanite Crystals
Flat Lying Sylvanite Crystals from Baia de Aries, Alba County, Romania
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description The habit of these flat-lying crystals of Sylvanite in graphic intergrowths is sometimes called "Schrifterz." The effect is both surreal and beautiful. Dating to the mid-1800s or before, good hand-sized specimens from this type locality are extremely rare. This is an extremely rich and showy specimen. Ex Herb Obodda.
Locality Baia de Aries, Alba County, Romania
Dimensions 10 x 6.5 x 4 cm.
Specimen Grade D
Photograph www.iRocks.com Photo

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