Mineral Specimen #6009 Sphalerite Partialy Coated with Druze Quartz
Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England
8.7 x 7.5 x 5.6 cm
3.4 x 3 x 2.2 in
Ex. H.R. McBroom from trade with Sam Weller, 1983
Black colored Sphalerite crystals with a variety of habits and a very high metallic luster which in one part of the specimen are coated with micro crystals of white colored Quartz.
Flaws: There are four surfaces which are broken matrix. The mienralization on the remaining surfaces is in very good to excellent condition.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Quartz | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars