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Sphalerite var. Cleiophane (Spinel Law twinned) on Quartz with Calcite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

 
Sphalerite var. Cleiophane (Spinel Law twinned) on Quartz with Calcite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Sphalerite var. Cleiophane (Spinel Law twinned) on Quartz with Calcite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

DESCRIPTION:No. 55989
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Cleiophane (Spinel Law twinned) on Quartz with Calcite
Locality:Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
Description:Many transparent yellow (Cleiophane) sphalerite crystals to 12 mm on translucent gray-white quartz crystals to 3 mm with scalenohedral white calcite crystals to 5 mm. The sphalerite crystals are repeatedly twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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