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RM1165   Galena with quartz and sphalerite

Aouli, Midelt, Meknès-Tafilalet, Khénifra, Morocco

Excellent specimen of galena that shows a group of sharp cubic crystals, brilliant, interpenetrated and which are peppered by small crystals of honey color sphalerite. Partially covered by sharp, brilliant quartz crystals and minor calcite. This deposit has been operated by several french compagnies from 1923 to 1960. A quality specimen for this Moroccan locality.


Size: 7.8 x 7.6 x 4.3 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 18 mm.

 
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