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Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena on Quartz-coated Calcite from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England

 
Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena on Quartz-coated Calcite from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England

Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena on Quartz-coated Calcite from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 21576
Mineral:Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena on Quartz-coated Calcite
Locality:Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England
Description:Platy crystals of calcite up to 4 cm across with coating of colorless quartz. Overgrown on the quartz is a mixture of tetrahedrite with oriented chalcopyrite and galena crystals up to 8 mm. Has letter from Harvard discussing the specimen. Mined 1858-68. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL119
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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