|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Missouri > Sphalerite var. Ruby Blende.
|Sphalerite var. Ruby Blende.
|Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
|Dolostone matrix covered on both sides with transparent, red-brown sphalerite crystals. The translucency of these crystals is exceptional and look beautiful under magnification.
|For reference only
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