Greenockite incl. in Hemimorphite on Sphalerite

Joplin Field, Tri-State Dist., Jasper Co., Missouri
Miniature, 3.4 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Start Time: 01/30/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/04/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed

Item Description

A true, old-time, combination classic from the famed Joplin Field of the Tri-State District. Canary-yellow greenockite is included in striking radial sprays of gemmy hemimorphite blades. The sprays are richly and attractively scattered on the 3-dimensional matrix of translucent, honey-yellow, sphalerite crystals on limestone matrix. Highly desirable and very showy combo material, at least 50 years old, from this historic district. from the noted Tri-State collection of George Feist

Did You Know We Offer Custom Bases?

Learn More