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Mineral Specimen No. 70963:
Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70963:

Minerals Species: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals).
Location of mineral deposit: Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.
Description: Lustrous brown-black sphalerite crystals covering all sides gray matrix. The sphalerite crystals are tetrahedral form with complex crystallization patterns on the crystal faces, and several are twinned on {111} plane following the Spinel Law of Twinning. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals are incomplete. Collected ca. 1945.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4.5x4x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 10 mm
Price: $38 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Mineral Specimens: Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

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