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Cryolite (rare crystals) with Siderite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Cryolite (rare crystals) with Siderite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Cryolite (rare crystals) with Siderite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44596
Mineral:Cryolite (rare crystals) with Siderite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Transparent colorless cryolite in crystals to 4 mm across on one face of massive milky cryolite with crystals of brown siderite, black sphalerite, and yellow-metallic chalcopyrite embedded in the cryolite. Cryolite crystals are rare. Collected pre-1900
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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