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Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyrite over Magnetite from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75876
Mineral:Pyrite over Magnetite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals over fine-grained black magnetite. The pyrite crystals are cubic habit and formed in curved aggregates of subparallel crystals. A classic specimen from this old mine dating first worked in the late 1600s. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:7x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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