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Pyrite on marble matrix from Barges Quarry, Lexington, Virginia

 
Pyrite on marble matrix from Barges Quarry, Lexington, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 5496
Mineral:Pyrite on marble matrix
Locality:Barges Quarry, Lexington, Virginia
Description:Very nice specimen of complex octahedral pyrite on white marble matrix. Pyrite has minor crack visible and may be repaired, but still an important example of this occurrence, not often seen. ex. J. Cilen #17089
Overall Size:9x6x8 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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