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Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain, Animas District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain, Animas District, San Juan County, Colorado

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain, Animas District, San Juan County, Colorado

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain, Animas District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 44488
Mineral:Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz
Locality:North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain, Animas District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Translucent colorless quartz crystals to 5 mm long with sharp tetrahedral highly-lustrous metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 4 mm with transparent brown sphalerite crystals to 8 mm across. The largest sphalerite crystal has dull surface luster. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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