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TET0018 - Tetrahedrite, Calcite on Pyrite and Sphalerite

$50.00 Weight: 397 g


Pachapapqui, Bolognesi Province, Department of Ancash, Peru
70mm x 62mm x 20mm
Small Cabinet
Nice combination specimen consisting of metallic steel-black tetrahedrite crystals to 0.8 cm on a quartz – sphalerite matrix. The tetrahedrites are overgrown with white opaque prismatic drusy calcites, with a few drusy quartz crystals also present. A band of small brassy cubic pyrite crystals along one side of the specimen nicely complements this aesthetic mineral combo.

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