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Mineral Specimen #5300    Chalcopyrite and Hematite on Barite with Calcite

Pea Ridge Mine, Sullivan, Washington Co., Missouri

9.2 x 7.6 x 8.7 cm
3.6 x 3 x 3.4 in



A cluster of large Barite crystals which are coated with golden colored Chalcopyrite crystals. Where the Barite is not covered with Chalcopyrite, the crystals have a reddish color due to the presence of a coating of micro Hematite crystals. The Chalcopyrite crystals are well formed, many with triangular faces, striations and some twinning. There is a gray colored Calcite perched on one side of the specimen.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: There is breakage along the edges of most of the Barite crystals. The Calcite is bruised.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Sulfates | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Carbonates | Oxides and Hydroxides | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars