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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

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. 50434
Mineral:Galena with Sphalerite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Aesthetic specimen of gray-metallic cubic galena crystals to 32 mm on gray matrix with transparent red-brown sphalerite crystals to 4 mm. Note the overgrowth of octahedral second-generation galena crystals on the earlier underlying cubic galena crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #155; originally acquired in 1945 from Schortmanns
Overall Size:10x6x5 cm
Crystals:0.2-32.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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