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Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twinned) and Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twinned) and Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twinned) and Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twinned) and Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 23365
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law Twinned) and Quartz
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Large complex crystal of black sphalerite 4.5 cm across with scattered crystals of colorless quartz (two quartz crystals incomplete). The sphalerite has a striated appearance due to the many overlapping Spinel-law twins.
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:3-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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