Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite, Cumbria, England, Miniature-Sized Specimen


Approx. Dimensions: 1.7 in x 1.5 in x .7 in

Approx. Weight: 43 grams

Black Sphalerite covers a mass of Quartz and a sprinkle of Calcite adding a metallic and dusty look to the colorless Quartz. Crystals are sized in descending order with Calcite having the smallest crystals, Quartz the largest, and Sphalerite sized in-between. Specimen has a contrasting and layered look in a miniature-sized specimen.