Coloradoite, Pyrite, Quartz-338839



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English: Coloradoite, Pyrite, Quartz
Locality: Bessie G Mine, La Plata District (California District), La Plata County, Colorado, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 10.1 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm
Coloradoite is a rare mercury telluride named for the type localities which are in Colorado. It is found in hydrothermal, tellurium bearing precious metal veins. Crystals and platelets of grayish-black coloradoite, accented with brassy, microcrystalline pyrite richly cover the sculptural vein matrix of quartz. Very seldom will you see a coloradoite specimen in cabinet size quality and richness.
Deutsch: Coloradoit, Pyrit, Quarz
Fundort: Bessie G Mine, La Plata District (California District), La Plata County, USA (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 10.1 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm
Date 9 October 2010(2010-10-09)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-338839.html
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