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Galena and Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

 
Galena and Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Galena and Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Galena and Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 43836
Mineral:Galena and Sphalerite
Locality:Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado
Description:Gray metallic cubic galena crystals up to 4 mm across with lustrous translucent dark-yellow Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals up to 6 mm across. The galena has a dull luster due to a thin surface coating, possibly anglesite due to alteration.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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