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Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

 
Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite from Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 69719
Mineral:Quartz on Tetrahedrite coated with Pyrite
Locality:Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Description:Sharp metallic tetrahedrite crystals to 6 mm with lustrous translucent colorless quartz crystals to 11 mm in the center. The tetrahedrite crystals are tetrahedral form (hence the name) and are coated with iridescent yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #133
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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