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Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

 
Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 68672
Mineral:Pyrite with Chalcocite coating and Quartz
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Translucent colorless 8 mm quartz crystal included in a lustrous gray-metallic complex pyrite crystal in contrasting white clay-rich matrix. The gray color is caused by a coating of chalcocite on the crystal faces. Collected in 2015. Analysis of coating performed from Ben Grguric at South Australian Museum
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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