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Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack with Chalcopyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack with Chalcopyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack with Chalcopyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 23213
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Translucent, red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 20 mm overgrown with .2 mm chalcopyrite crystals. All of the sphalerite crystals are notably translucent, but the smaller crystals show it best. No damage - unusual for this locality.
Overall Size:6x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:.1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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