Dragon Minerals - April 25, 2022 Update

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09960: Sphalerite and Quartz - $28
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Small cabinet - 7.8 x 7.2 x 3.7 cm
250 grams
Specimen status: Available
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Numerous deep red-brown sphalerite crystals, well formed and lustrous, are scattered about a matrix covered with small but abundant and quite sparkly quartz crystals. The sphalerites reach 2.4 cm, and are in very nice condition. Quartz is rarely recognized in Elmwood Mine specimens: of the 1475 specimen photos for this locality at Mindat, only 53 feature quartz.






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