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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned), Quartz, Pyrrhotite, Calcite from (Naica Mining District), Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned), Quartz, Pyrrhotite, Calcite from (Naica Mining District), Chihuahua, Mexico

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned), Quartz, Pyrrhotite, Calcite from (Naica Mining District), Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 40914
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned), Quartz, Pyrrhotite, Calcite
Locality:(Naica Mining District), Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Complexly twinned iridescent black sphalerite crystals up to 18 mm across on limonite-stained quartz crystals up to 5 mm long with brown calcite on the rear and a few small bronze-colored hexagonal pyrrhotite crystals. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1902; originally acquired in 1978
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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