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Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

 
Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

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Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite from Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 71361
Mineral:Calcite and Sphalerite on Dolomite
Locality:Walworth Quarry, Wayne County, New York
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 15 mm with several translucent brown sphalerite crystals to 6 mm on lustrous translucent white rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 7 mm lining a cavity in gray limestone. Rear was sawn. From my private collection; collected ca. 2000
Overall Size:7x6.5x5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: For reference only
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