• Calcite on Sphalerite
  • Calcite on Sphalerite
  • Calcite on Sphalerite
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Calcite on Sphalerite

ID: CC3468

A classic specimen of Calcite on Sphalerite from the New Glencrieff Mine, the last working mine in Wanlockhead. The specimen shows a multi-terminated crystal of translucent white lustrous Calcite measuring to 7.3cm tall, with spotted inclusions of tiny Pyrite crystals. Black lustrous inter grown Sphalerite crystals measuring to 3.5cm from a contrasting back drop for the Calcite crystal. On the reverse of the specimen are to be seen crystals of Calcite with light metallic yellow Pyrite. A very characteristic specimen from the mine. 

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Dimensions
9.7 × 6.5 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Ex A.g.moss Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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