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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 23067
Mineral:Marcasite on Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large mass of black-brown sphalerite coated on one face with many bladed crystals of metallic marcasite. This specimen has been out of the ground for over 40 years and shows no sign of degradation.
Overall Size:6x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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