Sphalerite, Quartz
Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Small Cabinet, 7.7 x 4.9 x 2.9 cm
An elongated compound crystal, consisting of tightly intergrown subcrystals, of lustrous, flashy sphalerite, running through the middle of a field of little starbursts of quartz crystals, from Dal'negorsk. A very aesthetic example of Dalnegorsk sphalerite, due to the beautiful setting.