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Sphalerite var. Brunckite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

 
Sphalerite var. Brunckite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Sphalerite var. Brunckite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite var. Brunckite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 65993
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Brunckite
Locality:Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Description:White-to-brown Brunckite, an obsolete name for banded secondary zinc and lead sulfides which is composed mostly of sphalerite. An unidentified second mineral fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:26x18x16 mm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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