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Pyrite var. Pyrite Sun from Sparta District, Randolph County, Illinois

 
Pyrite var. Pyrite Sun from Sparta District, Randolph County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 34872
Mineral:Pyrite var. Pyrite Sun
Locality:Sparta District, Randolph County, Illinois
Description:Circular concretion of metallic pyrite, commonly known as a Pyrite Sun. Many believe (incorrectly) that these are fossilized formation, but are actually concretions that form in the bedding planes of coal deposits. Ex. Ned Reynolds (1923 - 2005)
Overall Size:8x8x.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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