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Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

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Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 45811
Mineral:Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite
Locality:Idarado Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Striated brassy metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 32 mm across on lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 11 mm with transparent colorless quartz crystals to 16 mm and milky white scalenohedral calcite crystals to 13 mm with original Wilbur base and mount. ex. Dave Wilbur #562; ex. Joseph Freilich; ex. Sotheby's auction lot #129
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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