Chalcopyrite on Siderite from Kaiwu Mine, Bijie, China
Dimension: 6.2cm x 6cm x 3cm
Locality: Kaiwu Mine, Hezhang Co., Bijie Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
The Bijie Prefecture in China has produced top quality Chalcopyrite and Siderite combination pieces that are amongst the best in the world. This fine specimen features brassy, vivid gold tetrahedral crystals of Chalcopyrite exhibiting an exceedingly shinny metallic luster. Aesthetically intergrown with a bed of the translucent, olive-green bladed crystals of Siderite, this is a stunning display piece!