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Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah County, Utah

 
Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah County, Utah

Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah County, Utah

Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 62121
Mineral:Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite
Locality:Pelican Point, Utah County, Utah
Description:Sharp brown goethite pseudomorphs after striated cubic pyrite crystals up to 30 mm across. The cubic pyrite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to goethite maintaining the original shape of the pyrite. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL486; acquired in 1940 from Schortmanns
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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