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|Sphalerite and Barite
|Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Peru
|Translucent crystals of brown sphalerite up to 5 mm intergrown with quartz microcrystals and bladed white barite crystals up to 15 mm. The crystals look beautiful under magnification: gemmy, lustrous, with complex forms exhibiting Spinel-law twinning.
|For reference only
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