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Calcite, Nontronite over filiform Pyrite from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

 
Calcite, Nontronite over filiform Pyrite from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

Calcite, Nontronite over filiform Pyrite from County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 76137
Mineral:Calcite, Nontronite over filiform Pyrite
Locality:County Road 21 road cut, 9 km south Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 1 mm with overgrowth of small yellowish nontronite microcrystals and an elongated bar-shaped tarnished metallic 1 mm pyrite crystal. The previous label also listed analcime and chabazite. See article: The Minerals of Sugar Grove, West Virginia in Rocks and Minerals, vol. 68 #3, May-June 1993
Overall Size:17x14x11 mm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Archived: For reference only
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