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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46998
Mineral:Greenockite on Calcite with Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Bright lemon-yellow greenockite microcrystals completely coating rhombohedral white calcite crystals to 4 mm intermixed with translucent brown sphalerite crystals up to 10 mm. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Robert A. Fitton, (1930-2008); ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #2074
Overall Size:25x24x20 mm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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