Sphalerite – Complex Crystal Formations – Elmwood Mine


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This sphalerite is from the Elmwood Mine in Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Tennessee, US. This mine contains three shafts called the Elmwood, Cumberland, and Gordonsville. It has an entry slope called the Stonewall. They contain eleven different minerals including sphalerite which is a sulfide (Zn and S) and the primary ore at the mine. This specimen consists of a rosette-like formation of lustrous complex sphalerites with a smaller rosette attached. There are some secondary calcite and dolomite crystals scattered about the piece. This piece measures 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 inches or 60 x 38 x 25 mm

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Weight8 oz

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