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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 24665
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals)
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Complexly twinned dark black-brown sphalerite crystals that show translucency on the edges where the crystals are thin. The complex surface striations are due to Spinel-law twinning, and one large central twin plane dominates the center of the cluster.
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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