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Chalcocite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Kimberley Pit, southeast of Ruth, Robinson District, White Pine County, Nevada

 
Chalcocite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Kimberley Pit, southeast of Ruth, Robinson District, White Pine County, Nevada

Chalcocite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Kimberley Pit, southeast of Ruth, Robinson District, White Pine County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 45700
Mineral:Chalcocite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Kimberley Pit, southeast of Ruth, Robinson District, White Pine County, Nevada
Description:Large cluster dark gray-metallic chalcocite pseudomorphs after parallel pyrite crystals up to 3 cm. The specimen shows chalcocite on all surfaces, though some edges still show pyrite beneath. Excellent large specimen from a little-collected locality. Ex. J. Kassionas collection #224
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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