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Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

 
Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Pyrite and Quartz from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 75570
Mineral:Pyrite and Quartz
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic 23 mm pyrite crystal in white matrix with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm. The pyrite crystallized first, then fractured resulting in a missing corner, then was trapped in the surrounding quartz-clay matrix Collected in 2015. Analysis of coating performed from Ben Grguric at South Australian Museum
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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