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Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

 
Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 48453
Mineral:Sphalerite on Quartz
Locality:Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado
Description: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
Overall Size:5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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