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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 43835
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned)
Locality:Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado
Description:Translucent lustrous dark-yellow sphalerite crystals that are twinned following the Spinel law of twinning on the {111} plane. Most of the crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few around the periphery show cleavage faces.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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