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Calcite (twinned crystals) and Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) and Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite (twinned crystals) and Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite (twinned crystals) and Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 30252
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) and Galena
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Cluster of metallic galena crystals up to 4.5 cm across with a translucent yellow calcite twin on one side. The calcite crystals are twinned on the C-axis with reentrant faces visible at the twin plane (hard to photograph). Minor damage. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #1994
Overall Size:9x6.5x6 cm
Crystals:3-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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