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Sphalerite from Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Sphalerite from Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite from Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 25072
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Many crystals of dark sphalerite on matrix. Most of the crystals are complete and show complex twinning following the Spinel-law [111]. This is one of the largest specimens I have from this locality.
Overall Size:15x7x6 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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