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Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite) from Santa Rita Pit, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite) from Santa Rita Pit, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 11895
Mineral:Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite)
Locality:Santa Rita Pit, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Sharp crystal of pyrite with chalcocite overgrowth, a variety known as ducktownite. The surface has a white second mineral on several sides.
Overall Size:15x14x12 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: For reference only
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