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Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz, Galena from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz, Galena from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz, Galena from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 50460
Mineral:Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Quartz, Galena
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Lustrous tetrahedral metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 32 mm with glassy translucent Spinel-law-twinned brown sphalerite crystals to 45 mm and colorless quartz crystals to 5 mm, plus minor dull-gray metallic galena. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #727; originally acquired in 1997
Overall Size:13x12x5 cm
Crystals:2-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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