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Calcite var. Manganoan on Pyrite and Sphalerite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganoan on Pyrite and Sphalerite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan on Pyrite and Sphalerite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan on Pyrite and Sphalerite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 32388
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganoan on Pyrite and Sphalerite
Locality:Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Large crystal of tan-pink calcite 28 mm long on a cluster of brassy pyrite crystals up to 20 mm and dark sphalerite crystals up to 2 mm. The pink color of the calcite is due to manganese impurities. Ex. Martin Oliete Fontela #291
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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