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Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 73390
Mineral:Quartz and Chalcopyrite on Sphalerite
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Translucent white quartz crystals to 10 mm on lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 8 mm with overgrowth of yellow-metallic tetrahedral chalcopyrite crystals to 1 mm. The sphalerite crystals are all complexly twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1990.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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