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Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 31374
Mineral:Galena with Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large cluster with cubic crystals of gray metallic galena up to 15 mm with many smaller translucent, red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 2 mm. The smaller sphalerite crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification: gemmy red with glassy faces. Old collection #559; ex. A.M.N.H.
Overall Size:12x10x5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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