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Pyrite and Magnetite in Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyrite and Magnetite in Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite and Magnetite in Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite and Magnetite in Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 49793
Mineral:Pyrite and Magnetite in Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous black octahedral magnetite crystals to 2 mm and yellow-metallic octahedral pyrite crystals to 7 mm in calcite-filled cavity in green actinolite, variety byssolite. See: The French Creek Mine in Mineralogical Record v.25 #2. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1062, collected in 1975
Overall Size:8x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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