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