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Agate Chalcedony & Pyrite

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Agate Chalcedony & Pyrite

ex collection Conradt, Idar-Oberstein
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Description
Locality: 
Setz Quarry, Steinbach, Tholey, St Wendel, Saarland, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
16.1 × 10.2 × 1.2 cm
Weight: 
388.00gr
Description

Perhaps the most beautiful, one of the biggest and one of the last of my 'pyrite agates' from St. Wendel.

Very beautiful contrast of brassy, metallic pyrite, blue chalcedony, green quartz and hematite-tinted jasper.

A lot prettier in nature!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Agate

Variety Of: 

Chalcedony

Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

Pyrite

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

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