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Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Pyrite

Tetrahedrite : Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13, Quartz : SiO2, Pyrite : FeS2
minID: VNU-GG0

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Dimensions: 7.4 cm x 4.4 cm x 3.5 cm

Sharp lustrous mirror-bright metallic crystals of tetrahedrite to 1.1 x 1.1 cm in size are scattered attractively over a 7.4 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm matrix coated by sparkling colorless needle-like quartz crystals. In great condition damage-wise. Ref: Lapis: 21:7. Ex Wolfgang E. Henkel collection.

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Photo added: 14th Jan 2011

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