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Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 35212
Mineral:Sphalerite var. Ruby Jack
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large translucent red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 15 mm covering one face of massive sphalerite matrix. This specimen has exceptionally translucent crystals - one of the best I've seen considering the large crystals. A few corners show scuffing. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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