• Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
  • Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
  • Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
  • Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
  • Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
  • Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite
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Chalcopyrite Coated Tetrahedrite

£3,750   €4,246  $4,891 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC4651

A classic British specimen from the famous Herodsfoot Mine, Cornwall. Brassy iridescent yellow metallic Chalcopyrite with a slight iridescence's coat crystals of well developed Tetrahedrite. Excellent Tetrahedrite measuring to 1.3cm form a super stack of crystals neatly finished by a perfect crystal at the apex of the specimen. Areas of inter grown cubo-octahedral deep steel grey Galena are in association. A later partial druse of pyramidal translucent Quartz accompanies the first two minerals. A rare and sort after old time specimen of  Tetrahedrite, original from the J. Behier-(1903-1965) Collection, renowned for his work on Madagascar minerals.

Details

Dimensions
6.5 × 4.6 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Ex. Nick Carruth Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcopyrite

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