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Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 78269
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Large plate of lustrous translucent colorless quartz pseudomorphs after bladed barite crystals to 20 mm with scattered gray sulfide microcrystals. The barite formed first, then was overgrown with quartz, resulting in quartz epimorphs after barite. Ex. David New ca. 1985
Overall Size:13x10x3.5 cm
Crystals:10-20 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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