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Tetrahedrite and Calcite over Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Tetrahedrite and Calcite over Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite and Calcite over Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite and Calcite over Chalcopyrite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 69528
Mineral:Tetrahedrite and Calcite over Chalcopyrite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 7 mm with colorless calcite crust over yellow-metallic chalcopyrite. The tetrahedrite crystals are tetrahedral form (hence the name) with complex secondary faces that resemble striations.
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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