Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite
Alimon Mine (Animon Mine), Huaron Mining District, San Jose de Huayllay District, Cerro de Pasco, Daniel Alcides Carrion Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Cabinet, 10.8 x 6.1 x 6.2 cm
Complex striated chalcopyrite clusters set in a matrix of euhedral, sharp sphalerite make up this wonderful three-dimensional Alimon piece. The color and the luster on the chalcopyrite is superb - a bright brassy yellow. The major clusters on each end are superb, with radiating and freestanding crystals to 2 cm.