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Chalcocite, Quartz

Chalcocite : Cu2S, Quartz : SiO2
minID: KV6-H3W

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Dimensions: 3.7 cm x 2.8 cm x 1.7 cm

A CLASSIC, old-time Cornwall specimen with sharp, matte-finish, black chalcocite crystals to 1.0 cm richly covering the contrasting quartz matrix. The one dinged chalcocite crystal is certainly not detracting from this fine old-timer. Ex Frank Edwards Collection. 3.7 x 2.8 x 1.7 cm

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Photo added: 12th Dec 2005

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