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Sphalerite (illustrated - Dr. S. Moreton Coll.) viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Admiralty Flats, Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England
  • Starting Time:1/5/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:12.8 x 10.4 x 6.3 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:Jet-black, twinned, splendent, sphalerite crystals cover this rich, impressive, sculptural, large mounded specimen from this classic old lead, zinc, barium mine. The large crystal at the crest is 1.8 cm. The specimen was collected from the Admiralty Flats in January, 1995. It is illustrated in the MINDAT locality Photo Gallery with an April, 2008 photo by Dr. Stephen Moreton. Rare and excellent large sphalerite from this famous locale.

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