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Sphalerite from Redlands Quarry, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York

 
Sphalerite from Redlands Quarry, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 45864
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Redlands Quarry, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Description:Transparent red-brown sphalerite with remnants of limestone matrix on one corner and a cleaved bottom face. Sphalerite is an uncommon mineral in the dolomite-dolostone quarries of northern New York state and prized by local mineral collectors.
Overall Size:13x9x8 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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