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Calcite over Pyrite from Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts

 
Calcite over Pyrite from Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Calcite over Pyrite from Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Calcite over Pyrite from Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts

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Calcite over Pyrite from Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 45714
Mineral:Calcite over Pyrite
Locality:Road cut, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Description:White hexagonal calcite crystals over pyrite crystal centers from the well known 1952 one-time find during the GSA Annual Meeting field trip reported by Ben Shaub in Rocks and Minerals, Jan.-Feb., 1954 and retold in Matrix, Winter 1998 issue. Rare. Ex. Joseph R. Kauffman collection
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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