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Sphalerite, Calcite, Quartz from Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Peru

 
Sphalerite, Calcite, Quartz from Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Peru

Sphalerite, Calcite, Quartz from Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 23322
Mineral:Sphalerite, Calcite, Quartz
Locality:Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Peru
Description:Many gemmy crystals of red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 12 mm, many with partial coating of druzy quartz crystals. Between the sphalerite crystals are tan-colored calcite crystals up to 3 mm. The sphalerite looks beautiful when rear-illuminated.
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:druzy to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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