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RM2947   Hübnerite, pyrite, and quartz

Julcani, Angaraes, Huancavelica, Perú

Very esthetic miniature formed by a group of quartz crystals covered by beveled cubic pyrite on which various tabular crystals of hübnerite stand out, well defined and with a very visible red transparence. Specimen from the Joan Astor collection, acquired in 1982 from Bailey Minerals (Ángel Jesús Talabán García, Segovia 1942-Madrid 2007).

Size: 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm.
Main crystal: 9 mm.
Found in ±1982.

Col. Joan Astor (Barcelona).