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Calcite with Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

 
Calcite with Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Calcite with Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

DESCRIPTION:No. 41794
Mineral:Calcite with Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Description:Scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 50 mm long with metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 5 mm and brown sphalerite crystals to 3 mm. The calcite has white outer layers with blue-green Cu-oxide staining. (Lambert valued this specimen at $1100.) Ex. Robert C. Lambert #431; ex. J. Weber
Overall Size:11x5.5x5 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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