Galena, Sphalerite
Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
Cabinet, 9.5 x 7.4 x 4.3 cm
A CLASSIC, old-time Tri-State District combination piece of lustrous octohedral galena crystals to 1.8 cm, some hoppered, with two generations of sphalerite on chert matrix from Joplin, Missouri. The second sphalerite generation consists of tiny, super-gemmy, cherry-red crystals. A very flashy, undamaged specimen. 9.5 x 7.4 x 4.3 cm