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Arsenopyrite on Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite from Mina el Potosí, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Arsenopyrite on Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite from Mina el Potosí, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 8487
Mineral:Arsenopyrite on Pyrite pseudomorph after Pyrrhotite
Locality:Mina el Potosí, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Thin hexagonal pyrite pseudomorph after pyrrhotite 3 cm across with overgrowth of sparkling arsenopyrite and drusy quartz. This is exquisite specimen, very hard to photograph, must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. Ex. Edward R. Swoboda collection (see Mineralogical Record V. 28, No. 6.)
Overall Size:3x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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