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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28808
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Ruby Blende with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Single crystal of translucent red-brown sphalerite with many parallel faces. The surface of the sphalerite has many brassy chalcopyrite crystals up to 2 mm in epitaxial orientation to the underlying sphalerite.
Overall Size:38x27x22 mm
Crystals:.5-37 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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