• Sphalerite With Quartz
  • Sphalerite With Quartz
  • Sphalerite With Quartz
  • Sphalerite With Quartz
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Sphalerite With Quartz

ID: CC1895

A very rare occurrence and habit of Sphalerite from Panasqueira, forming a ball-like crystal measuring to 30mm across which exhibits a wonderful vibrant silky sheen. Minor Arsenopyrite adds a pale golden sparkle to the Sphalerite, and Siderite is also present in small hexagonal crystals. The Sphalerite sits on several well defined clear Quartz crystals measuring to 40mm. A rare, well arranged and choice miniature.

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 4.0 × 3.0 cm
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Locality
Panasqueira Mine, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sphalerite

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