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Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

 
Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz from Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44574
Mineral:Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz
Locality:Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England
Description:Sharp tetrahedrite crystals to 11 mm across with yellow-metallic coating of chalcopyrite, on milky quartz-rich matrix. Minor cubo-octahedral crystals of gray-metallic galena are scattered throughout. The chalcopyrite coating is incomplete in a few areas. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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