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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 12716
Mineral:Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite)
Locality:Santa Rita Pit, Chino, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Complex crystal cluster of many pyrite crystals with surface alteration to chalcocite, one known as Ducktownite. This specimen is particularly well crystallized, with no point of attachment. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #61
Overall Size:18x15x13 mm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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