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Bournonite on Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Bournonite on Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

Bournonite on Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 23842
Mineral:Bournonite on Quartz
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Many lustrous crystals of dark-metallic bournonite on an elongated plate of milky quartz crystals. The bournonite crystals are complexly twinned, resulting crystal sides that look striated - actually multiple twins. Acquired from Russ Behnke in 1991. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M694; Ex. R. Behnke
Overall Size:9x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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