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Chalcopyrite (rare sulfide mineral for this locality) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Chalcopyrite (rare sulfide mineral for this locality) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Chalcopyrite (rare sulfide mineral for this locality) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 19861
Mineral:Chalcopyrite (rare sulfide mineral for this locality)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Mass of many tetrahedral chalcopyrite crystals up to 8 mm with no other minerals associated. Very rare sulfide mineral from this locality famous for carbonate minerals like azurite and cerussite. Originally purchased in Tsumeb in 1961 from miner's widow.
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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