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Sphalerite

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Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Picher Mine, Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 7.8 × 2 cm
Description

Very fine large "ruby jack" sphalerite crystals on both sides of the matrix.

A fabulous old tri-state sphalerite specimen, with wonderfully formed sphalerite crystals, building a field of deep red "ruby-jack" sphalerites, so lustrous they look wet!

Beautiful specimen from Alex Franz collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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