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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Calcite from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Calcite from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Calcite from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Calcite from Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo

DESCRIPTION:No. 46126
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) with Calcite
Locality:Trepca District, 10 km east of Kosozska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Description:Lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 25 mm with overgrowth of translucent colorless calcite to 10 mm with rounded rhombohedral form. The sphalerite crystals are complexly twinned following the Spinel Law on the {111} plane resulting in complex patterns. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:8.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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