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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

 
Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 61991
Mineral:Fluorite on Sphalerite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage. Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Two transparent cubic fluorite crystals to 40 mm perched on top of lustrous translucent brown-black sphalerite crystals to 18 mm. The fluorite crystals have pale-yellow cores with purple-gray outer zones and fluoresce dull white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:9x9x7 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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