Miniature, 3.4 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
Daye Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
This specimen is adorable. The handsome purple color in conjunction with the differing Chalcopyrite crystal size on the outer layer of the spheres really lends to a visually appealing combination. Despite a couple of little contacts typical of this find due to formation style, and a minor crack in the outer layer; this piece kills it in the aesthetics category! Read up on the scientific analysis of these at