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Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth from Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

 
Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth from Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth from Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth from Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth from Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

DESCRIPTION:No. 65457
Mineral:Sphalerite with epitaxial Chalcopyrite overgrowth
Locality:Mid-Continent Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Description:Lustrous translucent brown sphalerite crystals to 20 mm with overgrowth of yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 3 mm. The chalcopyrite crystals are epitaxially oriented to the crystal structure of the sphalerite resulting in parallel orientation. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1979
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-20.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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