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Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

 
Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal

DESCRIPTION:No. 14600
Mineral:Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite
Locality:Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Description:Octahedral black sphalerite crystals up to 12 mm with brassy chalcopyrite crystals up to 5 mm scattered throughout. The back, fully crystallized, has overgrowth of hemispherical gray calcite (?) with many fine, acicular black crystals (tourmaline?). Ex. Russ Buckingham collection
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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