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Chalcopyrite (twinned crystals) with Sphalerite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcopyrite (twinned crystals) with Sphalerite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite (twinned crystals) with Sphalerite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 18973
Mineral:Chalcopyrite (twinned crystals) with Sphalerite on Quartz
Locality:Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Plate of thin, elongated quartz crystals up to 10 mm long with brilliant, brassy chalcopyrite crystals up to 9 mm. The largest chalcopyrite shows extraordinary 4-way twinning!
Overall Size:10x5x2 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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