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Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 33515
Mineral:Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Dark sphalerite crystals up to 7 mm intergrown with metallic pyrite crystals up to 1 mm and translucent, colorless quartz crystals up to 15 mm. The sphalerite crystals are translucent yellow when rear-illuminated and many exhibit Spinel-law twinning.
Overall Size:8x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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