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James Finegan's Photo Gallery


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San Antonio Mine, Aranzazú, Concepción del Oro Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico

Dimensions: 4.4 cm x 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
Weight: 118.6 g

Chalcopyrite ("Faked" Peacock Ore)

Mass: 118.6

Due to coloration: probably chemically treated to bring out color. Sometimes referred to as "faked" Peacock Ore.
Audubon: Page 363.
Copyright: © James Finegan      Photo ID: 939699     Uploaded by: James Finegan   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6016 x 4000 pixels (24.1 Mpix)


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Monongalia Co., West Virginia, USA

Dimensions: 35 cm x 27 cm x 22 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 cm


Tubes of gypsum covered with spines that are up to 3cm in length. Spines are tinted reddish-brown, probably by iron oxides. Per similar images found on Mindat, this was probably collected in Hagans, WV.

Specimen bought from dealer in 2017 who had acquired it from collector.
Copyright: © James Finegan      Photo ID: 869004     Uploaded by: James Finegan   View Count: 35   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)
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