Sphalerite, Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Dolomite
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Cabinet, 15.0 x 1.6 x 4.3 cm
A very large, very rich Elmwood Mine association specimen. Isolated on the matrix is a very large (3.5 cm) compound crystal of sphalerite, a very deep wine-red, with two smaller crystals nearby. Little rhombs of dolomite sprinkle the sparkly bed of calcite crystals.