• Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Quartz
  • Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Quartz
  • Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Quartz
Pseudomorphs

Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Quartz

$1,500.00   €1,228  £1,060.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13554
A quite magnificent specimen of Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite and Galena from Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath, Cornwall.  This large cabinet specimen has a matrix base of massive milky white Quartz veinstone whose top surface is covered with thick tabular pseudomorphs of Quartz after Baryte.  These are overgrown by well-developed crystals of dark grey Tetrahedrite many of which have a fine surface coating of golden brassy Chalcopyrite.  Partly coating and surrounding these are dozens of equant dark grey Galena crystals which form as modified cuboctahedrons.  A fine example which displays many of the mineralogical characteristics Herodsfoot mine is rightly famous for.

Details

Dimensions
9.9 × 12.0 × 8.5 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Pseudomorphs, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcopyrite, Galena, Quartz, Tetrahedrite

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