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Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 42251
Mineral:Sphalerite, Quartz, Pyrite
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Striated black sphalerite crystals up to 25 mm across with slender transparent colorless quartz crystals up to 30 mm long and yellow metallic cubic pyrite crystals up to 12 mm. The striated faces of the sphalerite are due to repeated internal twinning. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #268; acquired in 1987
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:3-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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