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Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

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Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 57639
Mineral:Galena (Spinel-law twinned) with Calcite
Locality:Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic octahedral galena crystals to 8 mm that are twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning on the {111} octahedral faces, with lustrous white calcite crystals in parallel columnar aggregates to 12 mm.
Overall Size:8x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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