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Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 31846
Mineral:Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large crystals of dark brown sphalerite with scattered crystals of chalcopyrite on the surface. The chalcopyrite crystals are epitaxially oriented to the underlying sphalerite. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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