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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28797
Mineral:Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite on Dolomite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Slender plate of dolomite crystals up to 7 mm with large cluster of brown sphalerite crystals up to 4 cm. The surface of the sphalerite has many brassy chalcopyrite crystals up to 5 mm in epitaxial orientation to the underlying sphalerite.
Overall Size:12x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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