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Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Calcite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Calcite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Calcite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 23548
Mineral:Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Calcite
Locality:Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Brass-colored crystals of chalcopyrite up to 20 mm on matrix covered with elongated quartz crystals up to 16 mm. Scattered throughout are black sphalerite crystals up to 3 mm and white calcite to 5 mm. No damage. Sensel acquired the specimen in 1956. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R356
Overall Size:14x8x4 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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