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Mineral Specimen No. 80657:
Pyrite on Calcite for sale from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

This mineral specimen Pyrite on Calcite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 80657:

Mineral Species: Pyrite on Calcite.
Location of origin: French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Description: Lustrous octahedral brown-metallic pyrite crystals in translucent white calcite that is colored green due to fibrous byssolite inclusions. For more information on the classic locality see article: The French Creek Mine in Mineralogical Record v.25 #2. Though many crystals are complete and undamaged, there are missing or incomplete crystals scattered throughout. Ex. Miller #M3551; ex. Betts #28489; ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); collected June 1, 1919.
Overall size: 3.5x3.5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-5 mm
Price: $25 (plus shipping).

Mineral Pyrite on Calcite for sale from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyrite on Calcite for sale from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyrite on Calcite for sale from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

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