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Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 76368
Mineral:Sphalerite over Quartz with pseudomorphs after Barite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Large plate of lustrous transparent dark brown-black sphalerite crystals over smaller lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 1.5 mm. The sphalerite formed large compound crystals to 40 mm. Note the epimorphs after tabular barite (?) crystals. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall Size:18.5x12x4 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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