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Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 40566
Mineral:Sphalerite and Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Several groups of translucent red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 16 mm across on limestone matrix coated with 1 mm colorless quartz crystals and scattered colorless calcite crystals up to 12 mm across. A few sphalerite crystals show cleavage faces.
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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