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Sphalerite on Dolomite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Sphalerite on Dolomite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite on Dolomite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite on Dolomite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 18763
Mineral:Sphalerite on Dolomite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Dark sphalerite crystals up to 8 mm with gray-tan, saddle-shaped dolomite crystals up to 6 mm. Good, old-time specimen dating to the early days of mining in the Tri-State district which peaked in 1916. Has label from A.E. Foote attached to specimen. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6848, donated by Lewis Woolman, with Foote label (1879-1891).
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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