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Mineral Specimen No. 69609:
Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from 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. 69609:

Minerals Species: Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite.
Location of mineral deposit: Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England.
Description: Sparkling double-sided specimen of lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 2.5 mm on boxwork matrix composed of quartz microcrystals with brown twisted rhombohedral ankerite microcrystals. The sphalerite crystals show transparency under 20x. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7x4x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 2.5 mm
Price: $85 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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