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Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

 
Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned) from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 50265
Mineral:Galena and Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned)
Locality:Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru
Description:Superb specimen of bright metallic galena crystals in platy formations to 50 mm across that resulted from twinning on {111} following the Spinel Law of twinning. A small 22 mm group of dark-gray Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals is on one side. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:13x9x7 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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