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Quartz on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Quartz on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Quartz on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Quartz on Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 37512
Mineral:Quartz on Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Radiating milky quartz crystals over dark sphalerite matrix. The quartz crystals are larger than usually available from this old mining region. A few faces of the larger quartz crystals have a partial brown microcrystal coating (calcite?). Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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