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Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Barite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany (Type Locality for Arsenopyrite)

 
Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Barite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany (Type Locality for Arsenopyrite)

Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Barite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany (Type Locality for Arsenopyrite)

Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Barite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany (Type Locality for Arsenopyrite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44509
Mineral:Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Barite
Locality:Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany (Type Locality for Arsenopyrite)
Description:Pristine cluster of distorted pseudocubic yellow-metallic arsenopyrite crystals to 9 mm across, transparent colorless quartz crystals to 18 mm long, lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 8 mm and translucent brown bladed barite crystals to 3 mm across. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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