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Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 58066
Mineral:Tetrahedrite with Galena, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Tetrahedral dark-metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 18 mm with dull gray octahedral galena crystals to 10 mm and lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 5 mm plus minor yellow-metallic. The tetrahedrite crystals have small parallel faces on the surfaces. Ex. B. Gaber collection #629; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #838 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:9x9x7 cm
Crystals:0.5-18.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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