• Quartz on Sphalerite
  • Quartz on Sphalerite
  • Quartz on Sphalerite
  • Quartz on Sphalerite
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Quartz on Sphalerite

ID: CC4473

A rare for Cornwall specimen of lustrous gemmy to translucent yellow-green Sphalerite crystals abundantly formed on a fine grained grey Dolerite matrix. Crystals of colourless to white acicular Quartz crystals have overgrown the Sphalerite crystals. Crystals of metallic yellow Chalcopyrite are dotted amongst the Quartz crystals, with minor Pyrite crystals. The specimen is also veined by Sphalerite with an area of bright metallic grey Galena. From the Greystone Quarry, Lezant.

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Dimensions
7.0 × 6.5 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Ex. Nick Carruth Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Greystones Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz

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