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Pyrite with Quartz from Spruce Claim, Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington

 
Pyrite with Quartz from Spruce Claim, Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington

Pyrite with Quartz from Spruce Claim, Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington

DESCRIPTION:No. 45832
Mineral:Pyrite with Quartz
Locality:Spruce Claim, Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington
Description:Large cubic metallic pyrite crystal 32 mm across intersecting several slender transparent colorless quartz crystals to 30 mm long. The pyrite crystal has a partial surface crack, probably due to differential shrinkage around intersecting quartz. Ex. Doris Biggs collection
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:20-32 mm
Status: For reference only
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