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Calcite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Calcite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 33430
Mineral:Calcite and Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large yellow calcite crystals up to 4 cm long on limestone matrix with many small red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 2.5 mm. Some areas show weathering from groundwater. A classic specimen collected ca. 1930.
Overall Size:10x8x7 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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