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Sphalerite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Sphalerite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Sphalerite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Sphalerite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 40733
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Triangular plate of translucent yellow-brown sphalerite crystals with lustrous crystal faces. Some areas in the crevices have a matte luster, possibly due to a microcrystal coating. Excellent translucency for this mineral species. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5110; acquired in 1982
Overall Size:6x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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