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Siderite on Sphalerite from Force Crag Mine, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England

 
Siderite on Sphalerite from Force Crag Mine, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England

Siderite on Sphalerite from Force Crag Mine, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41605
Mineral:Siderite on Sphalerite
Locality:Force Crag Mine, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England
Description:Layered formation of quartz overgrown by lustrous black sphalerite crystals up to 8 mm across with a partial overgrowth of red-brown bladed siderite crystals up to 3 mm across. The sphalerite crystals are remarkably transparent, though difficult to see.
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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