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Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite from Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 57578
Mineral:Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite
Locality:Elliot's String, Middlecleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 5 mm on lustrous translucent white quartz crystals to 5 mm with smaller translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals to 2 mm. Collected in November 2007
Overall Size:34x30x26 mm
Crystals:0.5-5.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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