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Tetrahedrite on Ankerite from Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany

 
Tetrahedrite on Ankerite from Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany

Tetrahedrite on Ankerite from Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 7325
Mineral:Tetrahedrite on Ankerite
Locality:Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany
Description:Dark crystals of tetrahedrite up to 3 mm on matrix of colorless ankerite crystals up to 2 mm mounted in Perky box. Under magnification the tetrahedrite shows partial overgrowth of a microcrystalline mineral (chalcopyrite?). Ex. R. Bates Collection #215
Overall Size:22x20x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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