SPHALERITE ON PYRITE – PERU

$148.00

On this beautiful specimen, the sphalerite crystal is  large, lustrous and well formed,  and the pyrite cubes are the secondary species, forming the base matrix of the piece, this is a little uncommon for this classic locality. The color is a a shiny jet black. The main sphalerite crystal is a very respectable 31mm across, and is way way better in person.

Product Description

On this beautiful specimen, the sphalerite crystal is  large, lustrous and well formed,  and the pyrite cubes are the secondary species, forming the base matrix of the piece, this is a little uncommon for this classic locality. The color is a a shiny jet black. The main sphalerite crystal is a very respectable 31mm across, and is way way better in person.  It should be noted that this is a particularly large sphalerite from Huanzala mine. This piece is  Ex Demetrius Pohl collection, ex Paul Melville collection. Please remember our prices are in rapidly depreciating Australian dollars. USD$0.66  equals approx AUD$1.00!! Please compare our prices!! Fine specimen in great condition.

HUANZALA MINE, HUANUCO DEPT, PERU.

45 x 32 x 28mm.