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Quartz over Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

 
Quartz over Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Quartz over Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

DESCRIPTION:No. 39694
Mineral:Quartz over Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Description:Lustrous translucent colorless quartz crystals completely coating brown sphalerite crystals. The quartz crystals are transparent with milky center zones. A few corners are chipped. An attractive specimen from the old mining district that is now closed. Ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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