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Enargite with Chalcocite from Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Enargite with Chalcocite from Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite with Chalcocite from Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite with Chalcocite from Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51175
Mineral:Enargite with Chalcocite
Locality:Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Spray-shaped formation of prismatic enargite crystals on massive enargite matrix. The enargite crystals have a thin coating of a sooty-gray chalcocite microcrystals. Where the enargite is exposed on the edges bright metallic luster is visible. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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