Enargite on Contrasting Quartz
Enargite on Contrasting Quartz from Butte, Butte District, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description A druse of snow white Quartz crystals is the matrix for color contrasting, splendent, battleship gray, short prismatic, striated, crystals of Enargite. The largest Enargite crystals reach .7 cm across. A few crystals are even doubly terminated. The contrast is striking between the lustrous Enargite and the beautiful underlying Quartz. Collected at least 50 years ago. Tim Blackwood Collection.
Locality Butte, Butte District, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Dimensions 8.4 x 6.3 x 5.7 cm.
Specimen Grade C
Photograph www.iRocks.com Photo

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