• Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
  • Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Sphalerite with Galena on Quartz

$300.00   €255  £230.00 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

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