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Sphalerite var. Spinel-law Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Sphalerite var. Spinel-law Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 39679
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Spinel-law Twins
Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Complexly crystallized bronze-black sphalerite showing several repeated twin planes follow the Spinel Law of twinning on the {111} face. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5801, originally acquired in 1983
Overall Size:4x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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