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Sphalerite and Pyrite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

 
Sphalerite and Pyrite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Sphalerite and Pyrite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 58887
Mineral:Sphalerite and Pyrite on Quartz
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous black complex sphalerite crystals to 7 mm on elongated transparent colorless quartz crystals to 12 mm with cubic yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 4 mm. The sphalerite crystals are repeatedly twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning.
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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