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Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite from Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 69609
Mineral:Sphalerite plus Quartz with Ankerite
Locality:Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Sparkling double-sided specimen of lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 2.5 mm on boxwork matrix composed of quartz microcrystals with brown twisted rhombohedral ankerite microcrystals. The sphalerite crystals show transparency under 20x.
Overall Size:7x4x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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