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Pyrite with Chalcocite coating, var. Ducktownite from Santa Rita Pit, Chino, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Pyrite with Chalcocite coating, var. Ducktownite from Santa Rita Pit, Chino, Grant County, New Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating, var. Ducktownite from Santa Rita Pit, Chino, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 11894
Mineral:Pyrite with Chalcocite coating, var. Ducktownite
Locality:Santa Rita Pit, Chino, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Two dark gray-metallic chalcocite coating pyrite crystals to 16 mm across. This formation of chalcocite-coated pyrite used to be called by the varietal name ducktownite after Ducktown, Tennessee where it was first observed.
Overall Size:2x2x1 cm
Crystals:12-16 mm
Status: For reference only
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