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Sphalerite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Sphalerite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Sphalerite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Sphalerite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 51566
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Complexly crystallized lustrous translucent brown-black sphalerite crystals with no matrix attached. The sphalerite crystals are repeatedly twinned following the Spinel Law of isometric twinning. This prolific mine closed in 1993. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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