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Pyrite

Ex. Silvane Collection

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Locality: 
Pedro Claim, Goldmyer Hot Springs, King County, Washington, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.2 × 6.7 × 3.9 cm
Description

Superb complex intergrown pyrite cubes that are highly modified by stepped growth on most of the faces. Excellent luster and good brassy color with fascinating crystallography. To one side the pyrite contrasts very well with the quartz, whilst another is loaded with transparent quartz crystals with a oriented scattering of tiny calcite. Ex. Silvane collection, comes with several labels. A fine display specimen!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

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