• Sphalerite
  • Sphalerite
  • Sphalerite
Gallery

Sphalerite

ID: CC465
A fantastic display specimen of gemmy translucent yellow to darker opaque well formed octahedral crystals of Sphalerite. The crystals have a metallic to resinous lustre, and exhibit stepped triangular growth detail on the crystal faces. The Sphalerite crystals sit in a bed of small prismatic Quartz crystals on a brecciated matrix. A great example of this mineral, rare in this quality from this locality.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 6.0 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Shiraita Mine, Niigata Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sphalerite

Related Mineral Specimens

Semsyite with Sphalerite Galena and Siderite
$300
 Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
Well formed platy lustrous metallic silver-grey crystals of Semseyite richly cover much of the...
Hemimorphite on Sphalerite
$190
 New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland, Europe
A druse of micro-bladed Hemimorphite crystals thinly coated by a yellow amorphous Cadmium Sulphide...
Galena with Sphalerite
$4,800
 Banska Stiavnica (Schemnitz), Stiavnica Mts, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia, Europe
A fine specimen of sharply formed bright metallic silver-grey Galena cubic crystals measuring to 9mm...
Sphalerite with Quartz
$770
 Stribro, Plzen Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe
Intergrown crystals of dark brown-black Sphalerite form a raised ridge from the main...