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Pyrite (rare filiform crystals) with Harmotome from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

 
Pyrite (rare filiform crystals) with Harmotome from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

Pyrite (rare filiform crystals) with Harmotome from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 76132
Mineral:Pyrite (rare filiform crystals) with Harmotome
Locality:County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia
Description:Small gas cavity in gray basalt lined with lustrous beige harmotome microcrystals with a 2 mm filiform (elongated, hair-like) yellow-metallic pyrite crystal. Two larger partial crystals of unidentified mineral may be chabazite. See article: The Minerals of Sugar Grove, West Virginia in Rocks and Minerals, vol. 68 #3, May-June 1993
Overall Size:17x13x10 mm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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