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Gold With Galena & Chalcopyrite

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Gold With Galena & Chalcopyrite

Ex Dr. W. Schwartz, Bonn, Germany, Ex J.-B. Boussingault
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Remedios Municipality, Antioquia Department, Colombia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 4.1 × 1 cm
Weight: 
13.00gr
Description

Gold in-grown in white quartz, accompanied by galena and chalcopyrite.

Comes with Dr. W. Schwartz label and rare antique label of Jean-Baptiste Boussingault (born in Paris, France Feb 2, 1801 – deceased May 11, 1887), a french agricultural scientist and chemist of importance who was in touch with well-known scientist Alexander von Humboldt and undertook extensive scientific trips to south america.

A rare and important historic sample!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Galena

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

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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