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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28489
Mineral:Pyrite on Calcite
Locality: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. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); collected June 1, 1919
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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