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Tennantite on Siderite with Nacrite and Chalcopyrite from Dresser Industries Quarry, Walton, Nova Scotia, Canada

 
Tennantite on Siderite with Nacrite and Chalcopyrite from Dresser Industries Quarry, Walton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Tennantite on Siderite with Nacrite and Chalcopyrite from Dresser Industries Quarry, Walton, Nova Scotia, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 60047
Mineral:Tennantite on Siderite with Nacrite and Chalcopyrite
Locality:Dresser Industries Quarry, Walton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Description:Lustrous dark metallic tennantite crystals to 0.4 mm on translucent brown siderite crystals to 0.1 mm with pearly white nacrite crystals to 2 mm. The tennantite was originally described as tetrahedrite and corrected by Yedlin in Min. Record v.3 #5. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection
Overall Size:26x22x15 mm
Crystals:0.1-2.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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