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SPHALERITE / Calcite - Kentucky

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Price: $6.00
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Prod. Code: 1640

A good refernce specimen from the Caldwell Quarry in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky.  A nice complex sphalerite crystal 3/8 inch across (1 cm) sits on a bed of translucent calcite crystals colored brown by bitumen inclusions, with very minor barite.  Overall measures 3.5 x 2.75 x 1.5 inches (9 x 7 x 3.8 cm).  No damage.  On matrix of re-crystallized limestone.