Chalcopyrite on Siderite with Tetrahedrite from Kaiwu Mine, Bijie, China
Dimension: 8.3cm x 5.7cm x 3.2cm
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 quality specimen features brassy gold tetrahedral crystals of Chalcopyrite aesthetically perched on and among the translucent, olive-green bladed crystals of Siderite. Some of the delicate Siderite blades are beautifully arranged in rosettes. A beautiful aggregate of hextetrahedral Tetrahedrite crystals in a metallic-silver color grown on the side adds real pizzazz to the pieces. A mesmerizing piece comes with a high quality copper wired display stand.