Quartz & Chalcopyrite
San Martin Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico
Cabinet, 10.6 x 8.4 x 4.5 cm
Ex. Richard Heck
The highlight of this specimen is the unusual, tapering tessin-style, 9.5 cm-tall, lustrous and translucent quartz crystal with chlorite inclusions. The inclusions color it a grayish green. The rest of the specimen is composed of a druse of calcite and several, splendent, brassy yellow crystals of chalcopyrite. An unusual combo for the locality