Sphalerite Crystal Rosette – Elmwood Mine, Tennessee


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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 rosette-like formation of lustrous complex sphalerites. This piece measures 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/16 inches or 47 x 47 x 29 mm

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Weight9 oz

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