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Enargite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Enargite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Enargite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 22440
Mineral:Enargite with Orpiment
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Long, prismatic crystals of enargite up to 3 cm long with scattered red-orange orpiment crystals. The enargite crystal have an overgrowth of 1-2 mm tetrahedrite crystals. No damage. Sensel purchased the specimen from V. Yount in 1983 for $200. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M307
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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