Iridescent Chalcopyrite

Casapalca District, Lima Dept., Peru
Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm
Start Time: 04/01/2010 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/08/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Incredibly iridescent, sharp, chalcopyrite crystals form this amazing plate from the famous Casapalca District of Peru. The primary shocking colors are peacock-blue, magenta and gold. Certainly one of the most iridescent specimens of any species and locality we have offered at auction. Sphalerite is embedded on the back. Amazing material from the 1970s to 90s from this noted locale. GORGEOUS SPECIMEN~!

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