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Ktenasite on Gypsum pseudomorph after Calcite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Ktenasite on Gypsum pseudomorph after Calcite from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 8484
Mineral:Ktenasite on Gypsum pseudomorph after Calcite
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Superb gypsum pseudomorphs after doubly-terminated scalenohedral calcite crystals on black sphalerite matrix. Outer surface has green ktenasite impurities, making a very aesthetic formation. Ex. Edward R. Swoboda collection (see Mineralogical Record V. 28, No. 6.)
Overall Size:7x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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