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Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri

 
Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri

Calcite with Chalcopyrite from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 42207
Mineral:Calcite with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri
Description:Classic specimen of nailhead calcite called that due to the shallow three-faced pyramidal terminations resemble old hand-forged nailheads. Prismatic translucent calcite crystals up to 65 mm long have a cluster of iridescent chalcopyrite on one side. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #319; acquired in 1974 from Gary Hansen
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-65 mm
Status: SOLD Buy similar at: Minerals from Midwest, USA > Calcite Specimens
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