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Sphalerite (fine "Ruby Jack" crystals) viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $249 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends Thursday, January 10, 2019

Elmwood mine, Smith County, Tennessee
  • Starting Time:1/3/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$249
  • Reserve Bid:$249
  • Current Bid:n/a
  • Size:Small Cabinet
  • Size Description:7.5 x 5.3 x 5.1 cm

Description:Elmwood is only known for producing a handful of species, but the best pieces are among the finest in the world for what they are. Here we have a wonderful small cabinet specimen featuring beautifully crystallized multi-terminated, lustrous, semi-metallic, compound crystals of deep reddish-brown Sphalerite aesthetically sitting on matrix. The largest single Sphalerite can be seen near the top of the piece measuring in at 3.3 cm across. A beautiful crystallized "mountain" of the well-known "Ruby Jack" from Elmwood. Great condition all the way around. It is a great display Sphalerite specimen from this world famous locality. Valued at $800.

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