For sale is a very good sized sphalerite specimen with minor chalcopyrite, sphalerite thou wide spread in the Broken Hill lode, was rarely found in collector quality or a good size pieces. This specimen is actually glossy jet black in color, not clearly seen in the pics. This specimen of sphalerite represents a very fine example of a hard to obtain and uncommon Broken Hill species. The whole of the first pic shows highly modified sphalerite crystals, to quote “Minerals of Broken Hill” ” Although abundant in massive form, sphalerite was only rarely found as free standing well formed crystals” Comes with old lable.
NORTH MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
98 x 67 x 35mm.