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Sphalerite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Sphalerite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 32506
Mineral:Sphalerite on Limestone
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Lustrous complex cluster of translucent red-brown sphalerite on a thin plate of limestone matrix. The sphalerite crystals are in a rosette-shaped formation, complexly twinned, and shows translucency when rear-illuminated.
Overall Size:9x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:3-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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