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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 77665
Mineral:Pyrite on Magnetite
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 5 mm over black-metallic parallel octahedral magnetite crystals to 2 mm. The pyrite crystals have a thin orange-brown oxidation coating and it is likely the surfaces were coated to preserve luster. Ex. Philip C. Evanoff (1915-2018) Collection
Overall Size:4.3x2.8x42.4 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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