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Sphalerite, Pyrite, Quartz from (Chanarcillo District?), Chile

 
Sphalerite, Pyrite, Quartz from (Chanarcillo District?), Chile

Sphalerite, Pyrite, Quartz from (Chanarcillo District?), Chile

Sphalerite, Pyrite, Quartz from (Chanarcillo District?), Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 27736
Mineral:Sphalerite, Pyrite, Quartz
Locality:(Chanarcillo District?), Chile
Description:Pocket lined with translucent, red-brown sphalerite crystals and brassy pyrite crystals. Looks beautiful under magnification, many of the sphalerite crystals show Spinel-law twinning. Old label misidentifies as argentite. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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