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Calcite on Sphalerite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite on Sphalerite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite on Sphalerite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 1089
Mineral:Calcite on Sphalerite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Rounded crystal aggregates up to 4 cm diameter of colorless calcite up to across on lustrous black sphalerite. Though the sphalerite is barely visible beneath the calcite, there are several spinel-law twinned crystals in the sphalerite.
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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