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Pyrite with Chalcocite coating from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

 
Pyrite with Chalcocite coating from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite with Chalcocite coating from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 68751
Mineral:Pyrite with Chalcocite coating
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Lustrous rectangular yellow-metallic pyrite crystal on white clay matrix. The pyrite crystal is combination cubic, octahedral, dodecahedral forms and has a metallic bluish-gray color caused by a thin overgrowth of chalcocite. Collected in 2015. Analysis of coating performed from Ben Grguric at South Australian Museum
Overall Size:28x17x14 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: For reference only
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