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Tennantite-Tetrahedrite on Quartz from El Cobre Mine, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite on Quartz from El Cobre Mine, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico

Tennantite-Tetrahedrite on Quartz from El Cobre Mine, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51173
Mineral:Tennantite-Tetrahedrite on Quartz
Locality:El Cobre Mine, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Double-sided plate of white quartz crystals up to 4 mm with overgrowth of tennantite-tetrahedrite crystals up to 11 mm. Both tennantite and tetrahedrite at this locality, often within a single crystal so both species should be listed on the specimen. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #659; originally acquired in 1993
Overall Size:16x11x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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