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Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

 
Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation) from Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72052
Mineral:Pyrite (exhibiting post-crystallization deformation)
Locality:Otjihase Mine, 18 km NE of Windhoek, Namibia
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic octahedral pyrite crystals remnants of earthy brown matrix on the rear. The pyrite crystals has partial fractures due to post-crystallization deformation with matrix in-fill. Pyrite specimens from this obscure mine are rare. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:6-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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