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Sphalerite with Ankerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Sphalerite with Ankerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite with Ankerite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 40999
Mineral:Sphalerite with Ankerite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Dark sphalerite in crude crystals with overgrowth of brown ankerite and white unknown mineral, possibly aragonite. The cleavage faces of the sphalerite show yellow-brown translucency. One crystal in the center is complete and undamaged.
Overall Size:8.5x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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