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Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Marcasite on Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 71769
Mineral:Marcasite on Galena
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Large (and heavy!) flat cluster of gray-metallic galena crystals to 35 mm with overgrowth of yellow-metallic marcasite crystals to 10 mm with brown oxide coating. The galena crystals are cubic, with some exhibiting octahedral corner faces. The specimen was coated to prevent further oxidation. Collected ca. 1945.
Overall Size:25x23x9 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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