Sphalerite – Large Crystals from the Elmwood Mine, Tennessee


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These sphalerite crystals are from the Elmwood Mine in Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, 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. These are stunning large sphalerite crystals that have complex tetragonal habits and a metallic luster. There are minor calcites attached. This piece measures 1 1/2 x 1 x 1 inches or 32 x 25 x 26 mm.

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Weight6 oz