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Sphalerite and Galena on Quartz from Monarch Mine, Creede, Colorado

 
Sphalerite and Galena on Quartz from Monarch Mine, Creede, Colorado

Sphalerite and Galena on Quartz from Monarch Mine, Creede, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 5074
Mineral:Sphalerite and Galena on Quartz
Locality:Monarch Mine, Creede, Colorado
Description:Very rare transparent yellow sphalerite crystals 1 to 4 mm long with complex galena crystals to 2 mm on quartz crystal matrix. The sphalerite crystals are spinel-law twinned (visible with magnification). Back and side sawn flat. ex. J. Cilen #5768
Overall Size:7x6x2 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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