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Pyrite (with unusual etched surfaces) from Ground Hog Mine, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado

 
Pyrite (with unusual etched surfaces) from Ground Hog Mine, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado

Pyrite (with unusual etched surfaces) from Ground Hog Mine, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 53241
Mineral:Pyrite (with unusual etched surfaces)
Locality:Ground Hog Mine, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado
Description:Yellow-metallic pyritohedral pyrite crystal with no matrix attached. The pyrite crystal has unusual etched crystal faces that resulted in many microscopic parallel dissolution patterns following the crystal structure that give a velvet-like appearance.
Overall Size:15x14x14 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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