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Polybasite-Pearceite with pseudomorph after Galena from La Sirena Mine, Level 590, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Polybasite-Pearceite with pseudomorph after Galena from La Sirena Mine, Level 590, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite-Pearceite with pseudomorph after Galena from La Sirena Mine, Level 590, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite-Pearceite with pseudomorph after Galena from La Sirena Mine, Level 590, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 23927
Mineral:Polybasite-Pearceite with pseudomorph after Galena
Locality:La Sirena Mine, Level 590, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Rich mixture of dark, metallic polybasite-pearceite with areas showing bladed structure and a 3 mm pseudomorph after a galena crystal. The bladed shapes may be pseudomorphs after pyrrhotite. Polybasite and pearceite form a solid solution series.
Overall Size:40x32x22 mm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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