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Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite from Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin

 
Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite from Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin

Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite from Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin

Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite from Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin

Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite from Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin

DESCRIPTION:No. 77089
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorph after Calcite
Locality:Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin
Description:Lustrous yellow metallic pyrite crystals to 5 mm with pseudomorphic mold of a scalenohedral 16 mm calcite crystal. The calcite crystallized first, and was overgrown with pyrite. When the calcite dissolved it left a mold of the calcite (epimorph). Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:18x18x11 mm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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