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Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twins) from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twins) from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twins) from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

DESCRIPTION:No. 21387
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twins)
Locality:Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Description:Complexly crystallized lustrous black sphalerite crystals that are twinned on the {111} octahedral planes following the Spinel Law of twinning that results in complex crystallization patterns. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:18x15x11 mm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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