Sphalerite (fine "Ruby Jack" crystals)

Elmwood mine, Smith County, Tennessee
7.5 x 5.3 x 5.1 cm
Start Time: 01/03/2019 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/10/2019 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item 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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