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Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 39081
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Large plate of metallic pyrite crystals up to 27 mm across with a second generation of 1 mm pyrite crystals forming hollow pseudomorphs after calcite(?) crystals up to 15 mm. Two pseudomorphs are exposed on the side showing hollow interior. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2920; acquired 1980
Overall Size:13x13x4 cm
Crystals:1-27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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