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Sphalerite from Crestmore Quarry, 900' Level, Riverside County, California

 
Sphalerite from Crestmore Quarry, 900' Level, Riverside County, California

Sphalerite from Crestmore Quarry, 900' Level, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50560
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, 900' Level, Riverside County, California
Description:Lustrous crystallized black sphalerite layers in transparent calcite. On the top edge one layer was carefully exposed revealing naturally crystallized surfaces on the sphalerite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:6x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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