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Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

 
Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 43314
Mineral:Pyrite
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Large cluster of yellow metallic pyrite crystals with scattered microcrystals of dark metallic enargite on the surfaces. Pyrite is also called Fool's Gold because inexperienced gold miners mistook it for real gold.
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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