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Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

Enargite coated with Pyrite from Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 70105
Mineral:Enargite coated with Pyrite
Locality:Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Rich cluster of many prismatic black-metallic enargite crystals to 14 mm coated with greenish-yellow metallic pyrite microcrystals. Enargite from this locality is uncommon this dates to early WWII when mineral collecting was not active. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL329; acquired in 1941 from Wards
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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