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Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite) from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite) from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite) from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 47010
Mineral:Chalcocite on Pyrite (var. Ducktownite)
Locality:Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Dark gray-metallic chalcocite coating pyrite crystals to 22 mm across. This formation of chalcocite-coated pyrite used to be called by the varietal name ducktownite after Ducktown, Tennessee where it was first observed.
Overall Size:25x22x20 mm
Crystals:5-22 mm
Status: For reference only
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