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Pyrite on Calcite from Dalen-Kj°rholt Mine, Brevik, Telemark, Norway

 
Pyrite on Calcite from Dalen-Kj°rholt Mine, Brevik, Telemark, Norway

Pyrite on Calcite from Dalen-Kj°rholt Mine, Brevik, Telemark, Norway

Pyrite on Calcite from Dalen-Kj°rholt Mine, Brevik, Telemark, Norway

DESCRIPTION:No. 63345
Mineral:Pyrite on Calcite
Locality:Dalen-Kj°rholt Mine, Brevik, Telemark, Norway
Description:Translucent white calcite crystals to 10 mm intermixed with lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals in spherical aggregates to 2 mm diameter. The calcite crystals are prismatic hexagonal form with basal pinacoid modified shallow pyramidal terminations. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Ca-1125, director of International Calcite Collectors Association, collected on 30 July 2000
Overall Size:32x30x18 mm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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