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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. 36146
Mineral:Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Single red-brown sphalerite crystal 40 mm long with brassy metallic chalcopyrite crystals up to 4 mm on the surface. The chalcopyrite crystals are in parallel orientation because they grew in epitaxial orientation to the underlying sphalerite.
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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