• Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
Gallery

Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz

$300.00   €268  £240.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17769
Blocky, well developed black crystals of Sphalerite are scattered over a bed of sub-2 mm, iron-stained Quartz crystals.  These cover a heavy matrix of mixed granular Sphalerite, Galena and Quartz.  A classic specimen from Force Crag mine at Coledale, to the west of Keswick in Cumbria.  Two Galena crystals are also present, sitting on top of Sphalerite crystals towards one end.  One of the accompanying labels is ex. Grove House Gallery (Main St., Keswick), a shop that will conjure many happy memories amongst British mineral collectors.

Details

Dimensions
11.0 × 6.3 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Force Crag Mine, Coledale, Braithwaite, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz, Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite

Related Mineral Specimens

Fluorapatite on Tetrahedrite with Galena and Pyrite
$400
 Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
A rare combination specimen of Fluorapatite on Sulphides from Julcani District, Peru. White...
QUARTZ var ROSE with MUSCOVITE
$4,000
 Shigar Valley, Skardu, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Asia
Two well-developed crystal areas of gemmy to translucent Rose Quartz have formed on silvery crystals...
Arsenopyrite with Sphalerite, Quartz and Calcite
$1,500
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
An attractive arrangement of metallic silvery crystals of Arsenopyrite with some black...
Tourmaline var Rubellite
$3,000
 Momeik Township, Shan State, Burma (Myanmar), Asia
Classic Rubellite translucent pink mushroom-like crystal on a shard of translucent Quartz from...