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Hematite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Hematite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Hematite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 43650
Mineral:Hematite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Brown hematite (with goethite) pseudomorphs after rectangular pyrite crystals up to 22 mm long with no matrix attached. The pyrite crystallized first, then altered atom by atom to hematite-goethite, maintaining the original shape of the pyrite.
Overall Size:3x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:10-22 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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