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Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King County, Washington

Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King County, Washington

Locality:Spruce Claim, King County, Washington
Description:Single crystal of yellow metallic pyrite with simple cubic form and slightly striated faces. Pyrite is also called Fool's Gold because inexperienced gold miners mistook it for real gold. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #374; originally acquired in 1978 from George Robinson
Overall Size:3.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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