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Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite from Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 69212
Mineral:Famatinite with Tennantite on Pyrite
Locality:Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Superb pinkish gray-metallic famatinite crystals to 18 mm over lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 30 mm. The surfaces of the famatinite crystals have overgrowth of small tennantite crystals to 0.5 mm. One of the 10 best famatinite found. Collected ca. 1994-5, one of the 10 best from the find; ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:8x8x7 cm
Crystals:micro to 30 mm
Status: For reference only
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