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Calcite on Pyrite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite on Pyrite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Pyrite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 22597
Mineral:Calcite on Pyrite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Showy specimen of brown hematite matrix coated on one side with multicolored pyrite microcrystals. Overgrown on the pyrite are scalenohedral, white calcite crystals up to 8 mm. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino collection 25DE
Overall Size:8x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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