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Barite on Chalcopyrite from Mount Wellington Mine, Twelveheads, Cornwall, England

 
Barite on Chalcopyrite from Mount Wellington Mine, Twelveheads, Cornwall, England

Barite on Chalcopyrite from Mount Wellington Mine, Twelveheads, Cornwall, England

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Barite on Chalcopyrite from Mount Wellington Mine, Twelveheads, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41633
Mineral:Barite on Chalcopyrite
Locality:Mount Wellington Mine, Twelveheads, Cornwall, England
Description:Translucent gray barite crystals up to 8 mm long on metallic chalcopyrite crystals up to 7 mm across. The chalcopyrite crystals have a greenish coating and iridescent purple surfaces that conceal their metallic luster. Ex. Paul Lowe of Truro in 1994
Overall Size:5x2x1 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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