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Covellite on Quartz and Pyrite from Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado

 
Covellite on Quartz and Pyrite from Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado

Covellite on Quartz and Pyrite from Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 50167
Mineral:Covellite on Quartz and Pyrite
Locality:Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado
Description:Rich specimen of platy blue-black covellite crystals to 8 mm on yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 1 mm and colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm. The covellite crystals have iridescent luster that flashes reflections of purple to blue.
Overall Size:6x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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