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Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

 
Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 57500
Mineral:Pyrite, Sphalerite, Calcite
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Large lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 50 mm with black sphalerite crystals to 3 mm and white calcite crystals to 1 mm overgrown along one face. The sphalerite fluoresces yellow under SW UV illumination, the calcite fluoresces white.
Overall Size:11x8x6.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-50.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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