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Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 59513
Mineral:Galena with Calcite and Pyrrhotite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Floater formation (crystallized on all surfaces with no attachment point) of lustrous gray-metallic cubo-octahedral galena crystals to 13 mm with rhombohedral translucent colorless calcite crystals to 23 mm and yellow-metallic pyrrhotite microcrystals. Collected ca. 1993
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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