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Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

 
Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Pyrite on Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75237
Mineral:Pyrite on Calcite
Locality:Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Description:Translucent pale-gray calcite crystals to 5 mm with cubic pyrite crystals to 0.8 mm in crevices between the calcite crystals. The pyrite crystals have a brown limonite surface coating. The calcite crystals are stubby hexagonal form with waxy luster. Ex. Mort Metersky collection, founder of International Calcite Collectors Association
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-5.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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