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Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia

 
Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia

Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 59833
Mineral:Pyrite on Calcite
Locality:Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia
Description:Translucent colorless calcite to 12 mm with waxy luster that fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals in small rosettes to 1 mm are scattered on the surfaces of the calcite crystals.
Overall Size:6x5x1 cm
Crystals:0.1-12.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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