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Pyrite (stalactitic formations) with Calcite from Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa

 
Pyrite (stalactitic formations) with Calcite from Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa

Pyrite (stalactitic formations) with Calcite from Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa

Pyrite (stalactitic formations) with Calcite from Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa

DESCRIPTION:No. 58458
Mineral:Pyrite (stalactitic formations) with Calcite
Locality:Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals in stalactitic formations to 7 mm tall completely covering one face of gray limestone with colorless transparent calcite crystals to 4 mm on the rear face. Many of the pyrite stalactites are incomplete. Ex. A. Mura #MU1319
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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