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Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth. from Old Goat Mine, near Treece, Cherokee County, Kansas

 
Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth. from Old Goat Mine, near Treece, Cherokee County, Kansas

Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth. from Old Goat Mine, near Treece, Cherokee County, Kansas

Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth. from Old Goat Mine, near Treece, Cherokee County, Kansas

DESCRIPTION:No. 52480
Mineral:Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth.
Locality:Old Goat Mine, near Treece, Cherokee County, Kansas
Description:Crystallized translucent brown sphalerite with epitaxially-oriented overgrowth of yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals. The parallel chalcopyrite crystals are oriented to the crystal structure of the underlying sphalerite.
Overall Size:5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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