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Lead and copper ore

Description: Collected 10.1.1882. 100 fm. Level of the Great Snaefell Mine.'The Copper - Pyrites is sparsely distributed, occuring chiefly where the blende is most abundant' Lamplugh p 527. Massive, anhedral galena with occasional anhedral chalcopyrite. Mm-scale, sub-parallel veins of a chalky, white mineral (a carbonate?).

Measurements: 4 inch; 5 1/4

Taxonomic name: Galena and chalcopyrite

Collection: Natural History Geology Collection

ID number: 1966-0080


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