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Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 73978
Mineral:Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic galena crystals to 7 mm intermixed with lustrous translucent white calcite crystals to 1 mm in hemispherical aggregates to 7 mm diameter. The galena crystals are twinned on the {111} plane following the Spinel Law of twinning.
Overall Size:28x26x21 mm
Crystals:0.5-7.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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