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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.

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

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sphalerite

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