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Calcite and Sphalerite from New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

 
Calcite and Sphalerite from New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

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Calcite and Sphalerite from New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 21580
Mineral:Calcite and Sphalerite
Locality:New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Description:Scalenohedral crystals of white calcite up to 4 cm mixed with black sphalerite crystals up to 15 mm from a classic locality. For more info see The Leadhills-Wanlockhead District, Scotland in Min. Rec. 7-8/81. Acquired in 1964 from Scott Williams. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL482
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:4-40 mm
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