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Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Joplin, Tri-State Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Joplin, Tri-State Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 6719
Mineral:Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite
Locality:Joplin, Tri-State Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Plate of sphalerite crystals to (4 cm!) with scattered lustrous brassy chalcopyrite crystals to 5 mm on surface. Late growth ruby sphalerite in smaller 5 mm crystals are scattered between larger crystals. A real beauty from the long-closed Joplin mines. Ex. Sahno Collection
Overall Size:23x18x7 cm
Crystals:2-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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