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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 22650
Mineral:Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Excellent cluster of dark sphalerite crystals up to 5 cm with complexly crystallized surface and overgrowth of brassy metallic chalcopyrite crystals in epitaxial orientation to the underlying sphalerite (oriented to the crystal structure).
Overall Size:12x8x6 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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