• Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
  • Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz
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Chalcopyrite and Fluorapatite on Quartz

$3,500.00   €3,219  £2,680.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC2178
How is this for a rare and unusual combination from Panasqueira; an elongated section of translucent flattened Quartz has perched on it a well-formed, semi-translucent dark lime-fawn hexagonal Apatite crystal measuring 2.8 x 1.5 cm as well as an individual lustrous brassy golden tetragonal Chalcopyrite crystal measuring 2.5 x 2.0 cm! The Quartz which measures approximately 9.5 x 3 .0 cm is essentially one half of a flattened hexagonal crystal which has, somehow, been divided down its long axis. Three faces of the hexagonal prism therefore remain while the inner flat plane has been 're-healed' on the reverse side. A most unusual habit and combination, yet so perfectly positioned and proportioned, simply choice!

Details

Dimensions
9.5 × 5.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Panasqueira Mine, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcopyrite

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