SPHALERITE – NORTH MINE BROKEN HILL

$48.00

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

Product Description

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.