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Polybasite-Pearceite with Calcite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Polybasite-Pearceite with Calcite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 37191
Mineral:Polybasite-Pearceite with Calcite
Locality:Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Dark metallic pearceite-polybasite crystals up to 10 mm with yellow calcite crystals attached to the rear. Pearceite and polybasite form a series and lab tests are required to determine exact mineral species. Sensel paid $200 for the specimen in 1994. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M982
Overall Size:25x22x14 mm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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