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Pyrite with Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Pyrite with Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Pyrite with Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 58222
Mineral:Pyrite with Quartz
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Iridescent yellow-metallic pyrite crystals with blue to violet iridescence on most of the surfaces. The pyrite is very yellow on freshly exposed surfaces indicating it might be chalcopyrite, but the crystal form supports pyrite as the correct species. Ex. B. Gaber collection
Overall Size:7x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: For reference only
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