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Siderite, Galena, Chalcopyrite, Cryolite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Siderite, Galena, Chalcopyrite, Cryolite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18465
Mineral:Siderite, Galena, Chalcopyrite, Cryolite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Large cleavages of greenish brown siderite up to 5 cm on edge with minor silver metallic galena and brassy metallic chalcopyrite with minor white cryolite. A historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854.
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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