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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 60594
Mineral:Pyrrhotite with Siderite
Locality:Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous bronze-colored metallic pyrrhotite crystals to 40 mm with translucent greenish-brown disc-shaped siderite crystals to 5 mm. The pyrrhotite crystals have striated prism faces that look like stacked platy crystals. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #74, originally acquired in 1988
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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