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Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

 
Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite from San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50464
Mineral:Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite
Locality:San Jose Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Description:Superb specimen of bright metallic andorite crystals to 6 mm with acicular metallic zinkenite crystals to 5 mm on yellow-metallic pyritohedral pyrite crystals to 3 mm. The surfaces of the andorite crystals are composed of many smaller, parallel faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #781; originally acquired in 1999 from J. Fast; ex Carnegie Museum #21629
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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