Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Tetrahedrite Galena Quartz & Calcite

Views:
Watches:
JWK737946

Tetrahedrite Galena Quartz & Calcite

Classic Locality

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 6 × 4 cm
Weight: 
260.00gr
Description

Numerous galena cuboctahedrons scattered on a large and sharp tetrahedrite cluster developped around a pyrite growth. Clear quartz and white calcite on the back side, which is as well nicely crystallized.

Old timer dating back to the 1970's.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

The Cristosud team wishes to offer you the best service. In order to have your parcel shipped as soon as possible, please complete the payment within the 7 days following the purchase date. In cases you want to combine several specimens and save on shipping fees, or you encounter an issue completing the payment, please let us know by emailing us, so we can arrange it together.

We accept returns within 14 days after you received the item, in accordance with the french law.

Thanks for your confidence !

Item Toolbox