Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm
Ex. Richard Hauck
A SUPERB specimen richly covered with lustrous, silvery black hutchinsonite prisms to 5 mm on matrix from the famous Quiruvilca Mine of Peru. Hutchinsonite is an ultra-rare thallium, lead, arsenic sulfosalt and this an OUTSTANDING specimen of the species. These came out in the 1970s. Ex Richard Hauck Collection. 4.5 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm