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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52177
Mineral:Pyrite, Enargite, Chalcocite
Locality:Colquijirca Mine, Tinyahuarco District, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Heavy mass of crystallized pyrite with several cavities exposed on the surface that are lined with pyrite crystals to 1.5 mm and striated black prismatic enargite crystals to 1 mm with partial coating of chalcocite. Looks beautiful when viewed under 20x. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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