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Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 73894
Mineral:Sphalerite (twinned crystals) with minor Dolomite, Chalcopyrite, Galena
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Uncommonly large crystals of black sphalerite with remnants on the bottom of dolomite, galena, chalcopyrite and gray chert matrix. The sphalerite crystals are twinned on {111} plane with prominent twin plane running through the center of the specimen. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #15876
Overall Size:8x6x6.5 cm
Crystals:65-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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