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Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Crystal Hill, near Quartzite, La Paz County, Arizona

 
Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Crystal Hill, near Quartzite, La Paz County, Arizona

Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Crystal Hill, near Quartzite, La Paz County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 49597
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Crystal Hill, near Quartzite, La Paz County, Arizona
Description:Large brown limonite pseudomorphs after cubic pyrite crystals up to 35 mm across. The pyrite crystals formed first, then altered atom by atom to limonite, maintaining the original shape of the pyrite crystals.
Overall Size:4.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:11-35 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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