Red Gemmy Sphalerite
John Betts - Fine Minerals
Transparent red-brown Sphalerite with remnants of limestone matrix on one corner and a cleaved bottom face. Sphalerite is an uncommon mineral in the dolomite-dolostone quarries of northern New York state and prized by local mineral collectors.
Redlands Quarry, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
13 x 9 x 8 mm.