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|Sphalerite on Quartz
|Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado
|Sparkling cluster of transparent yellow sphalerite crystals up to 9 mm across with translucent colorless quartz crystals to 3 mm. The sphalerite is uncommonly transparent and many crystals are Spinel-law twinned. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #1027
|For reference only
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