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Pericline (Albite), Calcite and Rutile - classic locale
Simplon Railway Tunnel, Termen, Brig
Valais, Switzerland
6.4 x 3.8 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $330


A classic old Simplon Tunnel specimen from Valais (Swiss ) that is very well-crystallized. This piece dates to the period of 1898-1921, and these old pieces are very rare in any quality. The areas between the white Pericline crystals are lined with Rutile in reticulated masses. The Calcite crystals are sharp transparent scalenohedra which are also fluorescent orange in long-wave. One old label is included. In excellent condition with no visible damage, the Pericline has textbook perfect form.




Pericline (Albite), Calcite and Rutile - classic locale
Simplon Railway Tunnel, Termen, Brig
Valais, Switzerland
6.4 x 3.8 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $330


A classic old Simplon Tunnel specimen from Valais (Swiss ) that is very well-crystallized. This piece dates to the period of 1898-1921, and these old pieces are very rare in any quality. The areas between the white Pericline crystals are lined with Rutile in reticulated masses. The Calcite crystals are sharp transparent scalenohedra which are also fluorescent orange in long-wave. One old label is included. In excellent condition with no visible damage, the Pericline has textbook perfect form.