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Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50232
Mineral:Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz
Locality:Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Brass-colored chalcopyrite crystals up to 8 mm on massive chalcopyrite matrix with black sphalerite crystals up to 1 mm and slender colorless quartz crystals to 14 mm. The chalcopyrite crystals have satin-like stepped growth patterns on the surfaces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #339
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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