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Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

 
Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Quartz with Sphalerite from Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 43342
Mineral:Quartz with Sphalerite
Locality:Handsome Mea Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England
Description:Hemispherical cluster of lustrous transparent-to-milky colorless quartz crystals up to 14 mm with a small group of lustrous black sphalerite crystals up to 2 mm along one edge. The quartz grew over a knob of dark sphalerite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5944; ex. Dr. R. J. King in 1983; ex. Treloar collection pre-1870
Overall Size:6x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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