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Quartz, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

 
Quartz, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

Quartz, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

Quartz, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

DESCRIPTION:No. 44366
Mineral:Quartz, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite
Locality:Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas
Description:Lustrous colorless quartz crystals to 23 mm over sphalerite matrix with one area of dark sphalerite crystals up to 12 mm showing through. Yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 2.5 mm are overgrown in epitaxial orientation to the underlying sphalerite. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #218
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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