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Pyrite & Galena

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 8.5 × 3.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.80cm
Description

A fine pyrite and galena from the Gilman District in Colorado. This classic American locality is now largely defunct. This specimen features fine and lustrous pyrite crystals, in association with galena. Some minor dings on some pyrites but overall in very good condition. Blake Barnett Photography.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
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