• Pyrite
  • Pyrite
  • Pyrite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides


$500.00   €418  £360.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12954
This excellent, weighty cabinet specimen of well crystallised cubic Pyrite is from Wheal Jane, a mine whose origins are known to date long before 1740 but was famously reopened from the early 1970s through to 1991 when the pumps were finally switched off.  Pyrite occurred throughout the mine, but good specimens like this are infrequently seen and this a beautiful and, importantly, stable example.  The cubic crystals attain at least 3.5 cm and form as complex, intricately stepped intergrown cubes of rich metallic brassy gold with a bright metallic lustre.  This lovely specimen comes with two labels.


10.8 × 8.5 × 7.7 cm
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Wheal Jane, Kea, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

Related Mineral Specimens

Pyrite on Calcite
 Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
Micro-cubic crystals (< 1 mm) of golden and sometimes iridescent Pyrite are sparsely dusted over...
 Wheal Jane, Kea, Cornwall, England, Europe
A well-formed radial cluster of lustrous black classic crystals of Cronstedtite measuring to 1cm...
Siderite with Pyrite
 Tazna Mine, Cerro Tazna, Atocha-Quechisla District, Nor Chichas Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
A pleasing specimen of bold chunky lenticular Siderite crystals to 2.7 cm diameter, densely covering...
Fluorapatite on Tetrahedrite with Galena and Pyrite
 Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
A rare combination specimen of Fluorapatite on sulphides from the Julcani District in Peru. ...