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Boulangerite on Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Boulangerite on Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Boulangerite on Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite from Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50865
Mineral:Boulangerite on Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite
Locality:Noche Buena Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Fine hair-like gray-metallic boulangerite crystals to 5 mm over a double-sided cluster of yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 8 mm with lustrous black Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals to 5 mm and colorless translucent quartz crystals to 4 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #736; originally acquired in 1997; ex. Doris Biggs collection
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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