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Purple cubes of fluorite (with yellow zoning) with modified dodecahedral and tetrahexahexagonal faces are sprinkled with calcite, galena and chalcopyrite. From the main ore body mined in 1990.
Location: Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Harris Creek Dist., Illinois
Dimensions: 6 x 4.8 x 4.5cm
Locality: North America
A wonderful group of grayish lustrous crystals of smithsonite forming a hollow cast that is lined with galena and tennantite. The late Jim Robison (RIP) wrote an article with Malcolm Southwood on Tsumeb casts.
Location: Tsumeb Mine,Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.9 x 2.7cm