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Actinolite var. Byssolite in Calcite with Pyrite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Actinolite var. Byssolite in Calcite with Pyrite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Actinolite var. Byssolite in Calcite with Pyrite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Actinolite var. Byssolite in Calcite with Pyrite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 59755
Mineral:Actinolite var. Byssolite in Calcite with Pyrite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous transparent green hair-like actinolite crystals to 10 mm exposed on the surfaces of translucent calcite with scattered yellow-metallic octahedral pyrite crystals to 1 mm. The acicular habit of actinolite is called byssolite. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #250
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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