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Algodonite from Algodones Mine, Coquimbo, Chile (Type Locality for Algodonite)

 
Algodonite from Algodones Mine, Coquimbo, Chile (Type Locality for Algodonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 14420
Mineral:Algodonite
Locality:Algodones Mine, Coquimbo, Chile (Type Locality for Algodonite)
Description:Massive specimen of dark algodonite with vuggy areas filled with minute crystals. From the well known Lechner collection (Austrian), see article in Min. Rec., Nov.-Dec., 1991, pp. 433-438. Ex. Lechner collection #459 (ca. 1900, Austria)
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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