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Galena, Chalcopyrite, Siderite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Galena, Chalcopyrite, Siderite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Galena, Chalcopyrite, Siderite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 42364
Mineral:Galena, Chalcopyrite, Siderite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Large gray metallic galena crystals up to 20 mm across overgrown with brassy metallic chalcopyrite crystals up to 13 mm and tan-colored siderite crystals up to 4 mm. The galena crystals have coarse surface patterns resembling parallel growth hillocks. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5869, acquired in 1983
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:2-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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