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Mineral Specimen No. 57609:
Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 57609:

Minerals Species: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite.
Location of mineral deposit: Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.
Description: Lustrous black sphalerite compound-crystals to 10 mm with lustrous limonite-stained translucent quartz crystals to 3 mm in rhombic hollow formations that are pseudomorphs after calcite or siderite crystals to 10 mm. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected in 2003.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7.5x5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-10 mm
Price: $65 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite and Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite or Siderite from Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

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