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Pyrite with Gypsum from Darwin Mines, Inyo County, California

 
Pyrite with Gypsum from Darwin Mines, Inyo County, California

Pyrite with Gypsum from Darwin Mines, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 43323
Mineral:Pyrite with Gypsum
Locality:Darwin Mines, Inyo County, California
Description:Complex cluster of yellow metallic pyrite crystals with transparent, colorless gypsum crystals on one end. Pyrite is also called Fool's Gold because inexperienced gold miners mistook it for real gold.
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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