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Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

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Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51140
Mineral:Chalcopyrite and Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Elongated transparent colorless quartz crystals to 20 mm long with overgrowth of brassy yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 11 mm and lustrous white scalenohedral calcite crystals to 2 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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