Chalcopyrite (Okiep Copper District, South Africa)
Okiep Copper District, Northern Cape, South Africa. 80mm x 40mm x 40mm.
The Okiep Copper District is famous for many historic "firsts" within South Africa's history. From a mineral perspective the area is best known for the "Jan Coetzee" Quartz crystals. In addition a multitude of many pretty specimens such as this one originated from the area in the years that the mines where active. This Chalcopyrite is eye catching and originates from a area well documented in South Africa's mineralogical timeline.