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Realgar with Pyrite from Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Realgar with Pyrite from Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Realgar with Pyrite from Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 52834
Mineral:Realgar with Pyrite
Locality:Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Translucent red-orange realgar microcrystals with yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 1 mm in transparent gray calcite. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, and only a few complete crystals are present. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at St. Joe Mineral Corp. 1969-1978 during opening of Mine No. 4 at Balmat
Overall Size:2.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: For reference only
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