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Calcite epitactic Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite, Pyrite
Calcite epitactic Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite, Pyrite
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Calcite epitactic Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite, Pyrite

Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department  Peru
minID: 322-DG6
68mm x 42mm x 45mm
$152 *
Rich group of Calcite crystals in epitactic growth on Rhodochrosite. The rhodochrosite acted as a substrate which controlled the shapes and orientations of the younger Calcite crystals. The specimen is completed by crystals of Sphalerite which form the matrix, and tiny crystals of Pyrite sprinkled between the white Calcite crystals.
Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department  Peru(01-02/2016)

Specimen size: 6.8 × 4.2 × 4.5 cm = 2.68” × 1.65” × 1.77”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.2 cm = 0.20” × 0.08”
Data last checked on 21st Oct 2021
Ref: 11TP46
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