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Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

 
Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite from Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 76282
Mineral:Pyrite coated with Bitumen intermixed with Quartz and Dolomite
Locality:Eastern Rock Products Quarry (Benchmark Quarry), St. Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
Description:Unusual specimen of lustrous yellow-metallic cubo-octahedral pyrite crystals to 5 mm coated with black bitumen intermixed with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm with scattered translucent gray rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 3 mm. Collected ca. 1994
Overall Size:5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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