David K. Joyce Minerals

Tetrahedrite ps Enargite, Chalcopyrite

14.0x13.3x4.6 cm
Quiruvilca Mine
Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad

Tetrahedrite ps Enargite, ChalcopyriteTetrahedrite ps Enargite, ChalcopyriteTetrahedrite ps Enargite, Chalcopyrite

Item number: 20126

A large plate of pyrite-coated chalcopyrite crystals that have groups of tetrahedrite pseudomorphs after enargite drapes all over them. The pseudomorphs show tetrahedra of tetrahedrite on and replacing prismatic enargite crystals. A few elongate quartz crystals here and there. Excellent example!
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