Fluorite, Sphalerite
Gordonsville Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 4.3 x 3.6 cm
A pristine, transparent purple fluorite, on a BIG, sparkly, deep red compound sphalerite crystal, all perched on a thin matrix of dolomite. It is harder and harder to get fine pieces like this from the Elmwood and nearby Gordonsville, now closed for good. 6.2 x 4.3 x 3.6 cm