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Pyrite pseudomorphs after Pyrrhotite with Quartz from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Pyrite pseudomorphs after Pyrrhotite with Quartz from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Pyrite pseudomorphs after Pyrrhotite with Quartz from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 59307
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorphs after Pyrrhotite with Quartz
Locality:Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Brown-metallic pyrite pseudomorphs after platy hexagonal pyrrhotite crystals to 20 mm with limonite-stained quartz crystals to 10 mm overgrown on the pseudomorphs. The pyrrhotite formed first, then altered to pyrite, but keeping the original shape. Ex. B. Gaber collection #748
Overall Size:8.5x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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