Rainbow pyrite, sphalerite and galena

An excellent cabinet size specimen of small galena and sphalerite crystals, overgrowth by very lustrous pyrite crystals lately, in the process of oxidation, coated by bornite and covellite.

Rainbow pyrite, galena, sphalerite – marmatite, quartz

One amazing and very aesthetic cabinet size specimen of large pyrite cubs overgrowth by tetrahedral small sphalerite-marmatite crystals, followed by galena crystals, lately strongly dissolved to an amorph shape. Pyrite crystals were also under oxidation and are coated by bornite-covellite, which shows a beautiful rainbow effect.

Chalcopyrite, Galena, sphalwrite-marmatite, quartz and rhodochrosite

One unique specimen of galena, overgrowth by large bright chalcopyrite crystals with very aesthetic striation on the crystal faces and followed by quartz and black sphalerite – marmatite. In the end of the crystallization process crystalized several beautiful hallow rhodochrosite crystals, following the shape of dissolved calcite crystals.

Chalcopyrite, pyrite, bornite, covelite

An outstanding and extremely rare specimen of pseudomorph of pyrite after sphalerite and chalcopyrite, on quartz.. Giudurska mine, Erma reka, Zlatograd area, Bulgaria

Rainbow pyrite with quartz

One very nice , cabinet size specimen of well terminated cubic pyrite crystals, covered by quartz strongly oxidated to bornite in some parts of the specimen.