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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 65266
Mineral:Sphalerite on Quartz with Pyrite
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous black octahedral sphalerite crystals to 6 mm intermixed with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 14 mm and minor pyrite to 2 mm. The sphalerite crystals are twinned on the {111} plane following the Spinel Law of isometric twinning. Ex. D. Miller collection #M111
Overall Size:7x5x2 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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