Galena, Sphalerite
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Miniature, 3.5 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
A fine, splendent, cruciform or cross-shaped, stepped-growth, 2.3 cm, galena cube perched atop highly lustrous and gemmy, ruby-jack sphalerite from the Elmwood Mine. The form of this galena crystal is really striking. Ex. Consie Prince old dealer stock from the 1970s.