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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52187
Mineral:Pyrite on Magnetite with Actinolite var. Byssolite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic octahedral pyrite crystals to 6 mm on octahedral black magnetite crystals to 3 mm with fibrous green byssolite variety of actinolite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #766, acquired in 1997 at NYMC auction
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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