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Sphalerite and Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Sphalerite and Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Sphalerite and Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 34376
Mineral:Sphalerite and Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Complex sphalerite pseudomorphs after calcite crystals up to 5 cm long. The outer surface is coated with yellow metallic pyrite microcrystals. For an unknown reason, these pseudomorphs never go all the way to the tip of the original calcite.
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:.1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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