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Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

 
Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Pyrite on Marcasite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

DESCRIPTION:No. 78136
Mineral:Pyrite on Marcasite
Locality:Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 2 mm in hemispherical aggregates to 12 mm diameter on an earlier generation of greenish yellow-metallic marcasite crystals to 3 mm. Shows no sign of decomposition after 40 years out of the ground. Collected ca. 1975.
Overall Size:8x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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