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Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Sphalerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 30416
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Partial crystal of translucent brown sphalerite with interlayered black secondary mineral. Some faces are irregular, but under magnification parallel crystal faces are visible. One of the rare minerals from the Wheatley Mine. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004); auction lot 968, item no. 00033
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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