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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24688
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Quartz and Pyrite
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Sparkling black sphalerite crystals up to 11 mm (with several exhibiting Spinel-law twinning) mixed with colorless quartz crystals up to 10 mm and yellow metallic pyrite crystals up to 9 mm. One Spinel-law twin in nicely isolated in the center.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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