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Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

 
Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

Sphalerite on Quartz from Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 69463
Mineral:Sphalerite on Quartz
Locality:Commodore Mine, Creede District, Mineral County, Colorado
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow-green sphalerite crystals to 6 mm on colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm with minor pyrite microcrystals scattered throughout. The linear patterns on the sphalerite crystals are the result of repeated lamellar twinning. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:3x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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