Sphalerite on Ankerite, Cumbria, England, Cabinet-Sized Specimen


Approx. Dimensions: 3.49 in x 1.82 in x 1.13 in

Approx. Weight: 162 grams

Earthy brown Ankerite is topped with the shimmering shine of Sphalerite in this cabinet-sized specimen. The specimen is evenly split between the two minerals with the denser and darker Sphalerite standing out. The underside of the Ankerite has a color closer to the Sphalerite with some cubic crystals of Pyrite embedded in some areas.


Type: Sphalerite on Ankerite