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Sphalerite with Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Sphalerite with Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite with Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sphalerite with Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 35785
Mineral:Sphalerite with Calcite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Limestone matrix plate crowned with translucent lustrous red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 15 mm with overgrowth of transparent orange calcite crystals (that fluoresce under UV illumination) up to 10 mm. Minute damage to a few crystals.
Overall Size:9x9x5 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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