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Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena from Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena from Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena from Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena from Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena from Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51635
Mineral:Tetrahedrite, Sphalerite, Galena
Locality:Carmen-Lira Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 19 mm, with epitaxial overgrowth of chalcopyrite microcrystals, mixed with lustrous transparent yellow-brown Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals to 16 mm and cubo-octahedral gray galena to 4 mm. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:7x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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