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Pyrite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Gantts Quarry, Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama

 
Pyrite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Gantts Quarry, Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama

Pyrite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Gantts Quarry, Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama

DESCRIPTION:No. 44784
Mineral:Pyrite (interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Gantts Quarry, Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama
Description:Iridescent metallic pyrite crystals in white calcite matrix. The pyrite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned and if more could be exposed I believe they would show iron-cross twinning. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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