Seligmannite, Tetrahedrite, Orpiment, Galena

Specimen ID: YN8-TTE

Mineral(s)
Seligmannite : PbCuAsS3
Tetrahedrite : Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Orpiment : As2S3
Galena : PbS
Locality
As recorded:
La Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica, Other, Peru
Dimensions
67mm x 57mm x 30mm
Description
A cluster of cube-octahedral crystals of galena sprinkled with, a thousand, tiny, sparkling crystals of seligmannite. There is also one crude tetrahedrite crystal on the piece, as well as patches of tiny globular orpiment. Interesting!
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Name withheld

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