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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24792
Mineral:Sphalerite with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Superb specimen of translucent, red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 15 mm with minor crystals of brassy chalcopyrite up to 1 mm. The translucency of the sphalerite is exceptional - even the large crystals show translucency. Minor edge damage. Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:5.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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