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Zinkenite from Mina San Josť, Oruro Department, Bolivia

 
Zinkenite from Mina San Josť, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Zinkenite from Mina San Josť, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Zinkenite from Mina San Josť, Oruro Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72386
Mineral:Zinkenite
Locality:Mina San Josť, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Description:Rich cluster of many lustrous elongated gray-metallic zinkenite crystals to 15 mm with minor yellow-metallic pyrite on the bottom where they were attached. Zinkenite is an uncommon sulfosalt mineral and is available from only a few localities. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M442; acquired in 1987 from Richard Kosnar
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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