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Quartz with Pyrite and Sphalerite

#31460

Quartz with Pyrite and Sphalerite

#31460
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 2.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
SiO2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Huaron mine, Huayllay, Pasco dept., Peru

Dark colored Sphalerite with clear Quartz crystal points to 1cm and brassy straited Pyrite. There are some very fine needles of Quartz that are surrounding the base of and in some crystals penetrating the larger Quartz points. Good combo piece from the Huaron mine area.

Quartz

Formula
SiO2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Druse, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, violet, gray, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Trapezohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

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