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Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Galena with Sphalerite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 45229
Mineral:Galena with Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Double-sided cluster of gray metallic galena crystals up to 18 mm across with smaller lustrous translucent red-brown sphalerite crystals up to 3 mm across covering front and rear of limestone matrix. Note the octahedral overgrowth on the cubic galena. Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) collection #90
Overall Size:15x10x5 cm
Crystals:0.5-18.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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