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Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite from Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho

 
Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite from Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho

DESCRIPTION:No. 43706
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite
Locality:Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho
Description:Brown limonite pseudomorph after a single cubic pyrite crystal with the original surface striations still visible on the surfaces. The pyrite crystallized first, then altered -atom by atom into limonite, maintaining the original pyrite form.
Overall Size:35x32x24 mm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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