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Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

 
Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

DESCRIPTION:No. 58677
Mineral:Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
Description:Sharp, well formed brown goethite pseudomorphs after rectangular striated pyrite crystals to 28 mm with tetrahexahedral faces on one corner. The pyrite crystallized first then altered molecule by molecule to goethite while maintaining the pyrite shape. Ex. Judy and Chris Cook collection
Overall Size:30x30x20 mm
Crystals:5-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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