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Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

 
Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite from Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51066
Mineral:Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena, Pyrite
Locality:Carhuacayan Mine, Junín Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous black Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals to 25 mm with translucent white quartz crystals to 10 mm on matrix of gray-metallic galena and yellow-metallic pyrite. The rear is completely coated with white quartz. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; gift in 1977 from Robert P. Steele, General Manager, Compania Minerales Santander, Sucursal del Peru
Overall Size:17x13x10 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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