Sphalerite Crystal Rosette from the 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 the main ore mineral. This piece consists of a druse quartz covered chert matrix that hosts a complex sphalerite crystal rosette. The rosette hosts several small calcites on top. This piece measures approximately 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches or 45 x 38 x 32 mm.

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Weight7 oz

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