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Mineral Specimen No. 73729:
Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Sphalerite over Quartz from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, 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 for sale No. 73729:

Mineral Species: Sphalerite over Quartz.
Location of mineral deposit: Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England.
Description: Lustrous transparent brown-black sphalerite crystals over colorless quartz microcrystals on one face of gray-brown matrix. The sphalerite crystals are twinned on the {111} planes following the Spinel Law of isometric twinning resulting in complex forms. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Ex. Manhattanville College ca. 1910.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x3x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.2-12.0 mm
Price: $24 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite over Quartz for sale from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

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