Sphalerite with Calcite Mineral Specimen.
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Lot 0383 Details
A fine specimen of small dark orange sphalerite crystals and larger dark yellow calcite crystals; in white card tray with label reading: 'Sphalerite with calcite, Tri-State, USA'. 45 grams, 38mm (1 1/2"). From a historic ‘Victorian Museum’ collection; from the stock of Gregory, Bottley & Lloyd (1981-2014); formerly with Gregory, Bottley & Co. (1932-1981) and previously with J. R. Gregory & Co. (1898-1932); originally in the collection of the famous James Reynolds Gregory (1858-1898"). This item is part of a historic collection of fossils and minerals which has recently been reviewed by leading geological expert Dr. Ronald Bonewitz. [No Reserve]
Very fine condition.