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Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite from Noche Buena Mine, Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite from Noche Buena Mine, Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite from Noche Buena Mine, Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 15441
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite
Locality:Noche Buena Mine, Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Metallic pyrite pseudomorphs after hexagonal pyrrhotite crystals up to 20 mm. The pyrite replaced the pyrrhotite molecule by molecule, resulting in transformed composition but retaining the original shape. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #555
Overall Size:25x18x15 mm
Crystals:18-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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