Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Sphalerite
Commodore Mine, Amethyst Vein, Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.3 x 6.2 x 6.2 cm
A showy and excellent combination specimen from the recent finds at the famous Commodore Mine at Creede, Colorado of tiny, amethyst quartz crystal nicely interspersed with very GEMMY, yellow-green to lustrous, black sphalerite crystals. The two, protruding "horns" of gem and black sphalerite really add character to this piece. The right side and base have to sawed to enhance display. 6.3 x 6.2 x 6.2 cm