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Mineral Specimen No. 77252:
Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

This mineral specimen Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77252:

Mineral Species: Sphalerite.
Location of origin: Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.
Description: Lustrous transparent-to-translucent deep red-brown sphalerite crystals lining a concave shallow cavity in a crystallized mass of sphalerite. The sphalerite crystals have a conical appearance and have highly lustrous faces. An excellent historic specimen. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School.
Overall size: 9x8x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-12 mm
Price: $250 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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