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Arsenopyrite and Quartz on Galena from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Arsenopyrite and Quartz on Galena from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Arsenopyrite and Quartz on Galena from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Arsenopyrite and Quartz on Galena from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50833
Mineral:Arsenopyrite and Quartz on Galena
Locality:Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Heavy plate of gray-metallic galena coated on the top with translucent colorless quartz crystals to16 mm and lustrous metallic arsenopyrite crystals to 14 mm. The largest arsenopyrite crystals are elongated prisms. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #676, originally acquired in 1994 from the Bruce Museum in Stamford, Ct.
Overall Size:13x9x5 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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