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Sphalerite from
Area 29 North, Main Level, Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:The better sphalerites came from elsewhere in the mine
Habit:Cruddy tetrahedra
Colour:dark brown
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Rod Tyson Personal Communication (RWMW)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Area 29 North, Main Level, Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada
 
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