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Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite from Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada

 
Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite from Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada

Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite from Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada

Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite from Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 50210
Mineral:Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite
Locality:Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada
Description:Vuggy metallic marcasite matrix with gray metallic galena crystals to 3 mm with lustrous black-to-translucent yellow sphalerite crystals to 1 mm and yellow-metallic marcasite crystals to 1 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #711b; from shipment of 400 tons of Cominco ore processed by St. Joe Balmat.
Overall Size:8.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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