Teallite (RARE sulfosalt - Co-Type Locality) ex Mullane Coll.

Carguaicollo Mine, Quijarro Prov., Potosi Dept., Bolivia
Miniature, 5.0 x 4.6 x 4.4 cm
Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/21/2009 5:11:15 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Teallite is a RARE lead, tin sulfosalt and this RICH and showy specimen is from the Co-type Locality - the Carguaicollo Mine of Bolivia. Scintillating, iridescent, lamellar lathes of teallite to 6 mm in a vein covers one face of the massive pyrite matrix. A vug of teallite is hidden on the side of the piece. VERY RARE in this richness and quality. Ex Mullane Collection and comes with an older Burminco label. Valued at $1200-1500.

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