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Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

 
Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

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Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

DESCRIPTION:No. 55990
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel Law twinned) on Calcite with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Dzhezkazgan Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
Description:Dark-yellow transparent sphalerite crystals to 15 mm on large translucent white scalenohedral calcite crystals to 65 mm with yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 2.5 mm. The sphalerite crystals are twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:6.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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