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Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Nanisivik Mine, Block 11 south, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada

 
Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Nanisivik Mine, Block 11 south, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada

Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Nanisivik Mine, Block 11 south, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 40957
Mineral:Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite
Locality:Nanisivik Mine, Block 11 south, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
Description:Lustrous black sphalerite crystals up to 15 mm across with cubic yellow metallic pyrite crystals up to 7 mm across plus golden translucent calcite crystals up to 4 mm on the bottom of the specimen. The sphalerite crystals have complex crystal form. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7931b; ex. National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada
Overall Size:8x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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