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Tetrahedrite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Casapalca Mine, Lima Department, Peru

 
Tetrahedrite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Casapalca Mine, Lima Department, Peru

Tetrahedrite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Casapalca Mine, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 9095
Mineral:Tetrahedrite with Sphalerite, Quartz
Locality:Casapalca Mine, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Large plate of sharp tetrahedrite crystals to 25 mm on edge, with golden chalcopyrite coating on selective faces. Small milky quartz crystals 3 mm long in several areas. Minor damage to a few crystals, and partial crack on one end (does not extend thru).
Overall Size:15x11x6 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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