|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Kansas > Sphalerite var. Ruby-blende
|Sphalerite var. Ruby-blende
|Tri-State Lead Mining District, Treece, Kansas
|Translucent red-brown crystals of sphalerite up to 10 mm on chert matrix with scattered white dolomite crystals up to 4 mm. The sphalerite is all highly translucent and looks beautiful when illuminated from the side.
|For reference only
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