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Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

 
Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

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Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz from Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 78373
Mineral:Greenockite on Sphalerite with Siderite and Quartz
Locality:Patch Mine, Glory Hole, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado
Description:Green greenockite microcrystals, a rare zinc sulfide mineral, coating lustrous black striated sphalerite crystals to 4 mm with translucent brown disc-like siderite crystals to 2 mm plus translucent colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm. Collected by Ruth Schwarz ca. 1970
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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