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Siderite with Pyrrhotite and Albite from Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Siderite with Pyrrhotite and Albite from Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Siderite with Pyrrhotite and Albite from Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 58933
Mineral:Siderite with Pyrrhotite and Albite
Locality:Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous translucent greenish-brown translucent rhombohedral siderite crystals to 15 mm with a 4 mm translucent colorless albite crystal plus many bronze-colored metallic pyrrhotite crystals to 2 mm (many of the pyrrhotite crystals are incomplete). Ex. B. Gaber collection #535; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #567 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:5x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-15.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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