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Enargite and Pyrite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Enargite and Pyrite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Enargite and Pyrite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Enargite and Pyrite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 39219
Mineral:Enargite and Pyrite
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Large sooty-gray enargite crystals up to 25 mm intergrown with yellow-metallic pyrite crystals up to 18 mm. There are several shallow cracks running through the cluster - typical for this locality - but they do not go completely through. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4078; originally acquired in 1981
Overall Size:11x9x3 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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