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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51519
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals)
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Lustrous black octahedral sphalerite crystals exhibiting complex, repeated twinning following the Spinel Law resulting in coarse surface striations on the sphalerite crystal faces which are actually the twin planes. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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