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Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

 
Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 46241
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite)
Locality:near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Description:A fossilized ammonite that has been replaced molecule by molecule by metallic pyrite with iridescent luster on the outer surfaces. The fossil was sliced through the middle to expose the internal chambers, now lined with metallic pyrite crystals. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:42x33x6 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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