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Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating from Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York

 
Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating from Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York

Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating from Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York

Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating from Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York

Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating from Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 39801
Mineral:Quartz and Chalcopyrite with Covellite coating
Locality:Ellenville Zinc Co. Mine, Ulster County, New York
Description:Slender water-clear colorless quartz crystals up to 20 mm long covering all sides of the cluster with two chalcopyrite crystals 6 mm across nestled among the quartz crystals. The chalcopyrite crystals have a dark coating of covellite on the surface. Ex. Schortmanns. See recent article: Ellenville, New York - a Classic locality in Rocks and Minerals Nov.-Dec. 2007 p. 508-515
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:4-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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