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Calcite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Calcite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 36390
Mineral:Calcite with Chalcopyrite inclusions
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Pink-yellow transparent calcite crystals with rhombohedral-scalenohedral crystal form and glassy crystal faces. Many metallic chalcopyrite crystals are included just below the surface of the calcite crystals. Hard to photograph - must be seen in person. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #3136; ex. Ron Bentley in 1979
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:4-8 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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