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Sphalerite (iridescent) with Pyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

 
Sphalerite (iridescent) with Pyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Sphalerite (iridescent) with Pyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Sphalerite (iridescent) with Pyrite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

DESCRIPTION:No. 45064
Mineral:Sphalerite (iridescent) with Pyrite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Description:Complex crystal of translucent brown sphalerite with yellow-to-pink-to-blue iridescent surfaces. Scattered throughout are cubic yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals (not chalcopyrite as is commonly found). Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) collection #429
Overall Size:4.5x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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