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Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 46636
Mineral:Sphalerite with Quartz overgrowth
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Heavy plate of solid red-brown sphalerite with complete crystals to 20 mm on the top face, with partial overgrowth of lustrous transparent quartz crystals to 4 mm. The sphalerite is highly translucent. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:10x8x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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