Sphalerite With Chalcopyrite – Mexico
£2.25 – £3.50
Sphalerite with chalcopyrite mineral specimens from Mexico, the minerals are both highly crystalline and exhibit excellent colouration an eye catching mix of silver and brass with metallic lustres which contrast each other. Available in two sizes only and supplied in a card tray with a label.
Sphalerite and chalcopyrite are two minerals commonly associated with each other. These samples were found in Mexico, the sphalerite, a zinc ore is a dull grey colour with a metallic lustre where as the chalcopyrite is a brassy yellow colour, again with a metallic lustre. Both are quite dense minerals and the two together in these specimens makes for an excellent eye catching contrast of colours. Both minerals are in a crystalline form and are available in two sizes only, they willcome supplied in a card tray with an information label.