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Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 28263
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Single crystal of translucent brown sphalerite. The face of the crystal has a dull luster, but shows crystal patterns. The rear cleavage faces are lustrous and show the internal translucency. A rare mineral for this famous mine. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); collected Oct. 17, 1915
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:4.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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