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Bornite in Quartz from Avalanche Creek, southeast of Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado

 
Bornite in Quartz from Avalanche Creek, southeast of Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado

Bornite in Quartz from Avalanche Creek, southeast of Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado

Bornite in Quartz from Avalanche Creek, southeast of Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 29101
Mineral:Bornite in Quartz
Locality:Avalanche Creek, southeast of Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado
Description:Yellow metallic bornite running through milky quartz matrix with brown siderite. Apparently calcite once filled the cavities and dissolved away leaving irregular crystal forms. This is from an unnamed prospect in the mountains west of Aspen. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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