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Mineral Specimen No. 71851:
Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71851:

Minerals Species: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite.
Location of mineral deposit: Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England.
Description: Cluster of lustrous translucent colorless quartz crystals to 6 mm with prismatic translucent gray hexagonal calcite crystals to 15 mm and lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 4 mm. With old pen-and-ink label on one edge from the infamous "Lord" Calvert. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Ex. John F. "Lord" Calvert (1825-1897); purchased in 1938 by Martin Ehrmann (1904-1972); ex. John S. Albanese (1898-1969); ex. John E. MacDonald (1933-2009).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x7x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-15 mm
Price: $225 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England

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