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Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Fruitville Pike locality, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

 
Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Fruitville Pike locality, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 51319
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Fruitville Pike locality, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Description:Twenty brown limonite pseudomorphs after cubic and pyritohedral pyrite crystals. The pyrite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to limonite, maintaining the original form of the pyrite crystals. One pseudomorph is still in matrix. Collected in 1992
Overall Size:6-35 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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