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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50783
Mineral:Galena, Sphalerite, Marcasite
Locality:Cominco Polaris Mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada
Description:Crystallized mass of sulfide minerals: yellow-metallic marcasite microcrystals with cleavages of gray metallic galena crystals to 3 mm with lustrous black-to-translucent yellow sphalerite crystals to 0.5 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #711c; from shipment of 400 tons of Cominco ore processed by St. Joe Balmat.
Overall Size:7x7x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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