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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Herja Mine (Kisbanya), Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Herja Mine (Kisbanya), Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) from Herja Mine (Kisbanya), Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania

DESCRIPTION:No. 51565
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals)
Locality:Herja Mine (Kisbanya), Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
Description:Lustrous black complexly crystallized sphalerite repeatedly twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning resulting in striated appearance on the crystal faces. The sphalerite crystal edges appear rounded due to uncommon secondary edge microscopic faces. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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