Connoisseur's Choice: Sphalerite, Eagle Mine, Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado

@article{Cook2003ConnoisseursCS,
  title={Connoisseur's Choice: Sphalerite, Eagle Mine, Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado},
  author={Robert B. Cook},
  journal={Rocks \& Minerals},
  year={2003},
  volume={78},
  pages={330 - 334}
}
  • R. Cook
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Geology
  • Rocks & Minerals
orld production of zinc is enormous, and its economic W occurrences are quite diverse, both geographically and geologically. Its mineralogy is complex with multiple representatives in most chemical groups, yet virtually all of the primary, unoxidized ores are dominated by a single zinc mineral, sphalerite. Fortunately for the collector, sphalerite tends to form well-crystallized specimens throughout a relatively wide range of physical and chemical environs, and it seems that good specimens are… Expand

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