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Sphalerite, Pyrite, Calcite from (Buckwheat Mine), Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Sphalerite, Pyrite, Calcite from (Buckwheat Mine), Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Sphalerite, Pyrite, Calcite from (Buckwheat Mine), Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Sphalerite, Pyrite, Calcite from (Buckwheat Mine), Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 44759
Mineral:Sphalerite, Pyrite, Calcite
Locality:(Buckwheat Mine), Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Several brown-black octahedral sphalerite crystals to 4.5 mm on colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 3 mm with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals. The sphalerite crystals have mirror-like surface luster. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #40
Overall Size:6.5x4x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-4.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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