Sphalerite, Dolomite, Chalcopyrite
Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
A CLASSIC, OLD-TIME combination piece from the famed Tri-State District. A large, 3.2 cm, sharp and lustrous, complete all-around, black sphalerite crystal aesthetically dominates matrix covered with pastel-pink dolomite rhombs, smaller sphalerites and a complimentary dusting of small, colorful chalcopyrite crystals. Showy material from the Charles Hansen Collection, a noted California collector.