Red silver minerals from the Binnenthal, Switzerland

G. F. Herbert Smith, G. T. Prior
1907 Mineralogical Magazine and Journal of the Mineralogical Society  
For many years past Mr. R. H. Solly has been accustomed to spend each succeeding summer in the quest of mineral specimens in the neighbourhood of the village of Binn, Switzerland, particularly of those occurring in the white crystalline dolomite of the Lengenbach quarry, and his patient energy has been rewarded by the discovery, not only of material which has thrown fresh light on previously known minerals, but also of specimens which on examination proved to represent species new to science.
more » ... pecially important was the discovery in 1903 of small, and often minute, blood-red crystals which differed both in colour and in streak from realgar, a common mineral in the quarry.
doi:10.1180/minmag.1907.014.67.02 fatcat:hact7d3qsfbfznxxzfvsihafn4