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English: Colusite, Pyrite
Locality: West Colusa Mine, Butte, Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 5.7 x 4.8 x 3.1 cm.
This is an incredibly rich specimen for this rare species. It comes from the collection of Colorado Bureau of Mines geologist Stanley Korozel via dealer Josef Vajdak, who was until recently on his retirement one of the more noted dealers in rarities. This was said to have been collected in the 1960's. Lustrous, metallic, gray crystals of colusite, to .8 cm in length, are associated with brassy crystals of pyrite, of similar size. Colusite is a rare copper, vanadium, arsenic, tin, antimony sulfide. The entire knob wrapping around the top is SOLID, crystallized colusite with a crystallized region of over 3 x 3 cm.
Deutsch: Colusit, Pyrit
Fundort: West Colusa Mine, Härtling, Butte District, Silver Bow County, Montana, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 5.7 x 4.8 x 3.1 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-169840.html
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