Specimen #412

Name: Quartz on Sphalerite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Huallapon Mine, Ancash Department, near Huaron, Peru

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 8.0 x 6.0 x 5.3 cm

Weight: 156

Acquired: 2007-03-20

Source: Trinity: Andrei Rykoff

Label: N

Comment: All of the major quartz xls are undamaged. There are only a few small xls around the periphery of the specimen that show minor damage. It's a very aesthetic combination of clear, translucent to transparent quartz xls radiating from jet black sphalerite!

Minerals: Quartz (SiO2) Sphalerite ((Zn,Fe)S)

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