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RM636   Galena with marcasite, sphalerite and dolomite

Reocín mine, Reocín, Cantabria, Spain

Group of octahedral crystals of galena, well defined, some vertices truncated by the cube. They are disposed on a brilliant matrix covered by twinned marcasite, small rhombohedral crystals of dolomite and sphalerite with a honey color and transparence.
A sample from a classic Spanish locality. Old specimen, so the stability can be ensured.


Size: 5,7 x 4,0 x 3,5 cm.
Main crystal: 8 x 7 mm.
Found in ca. 2001

 
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