• Pyrite on Calcite
  • Pyrite on Calcite
  • Pyrite on Calcite
  • Pyrite on Calcite
  • Pyrite on Calcite
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Pyrite on Calcite

$1,500.00   €1,345  £1,160.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14411
A great specimen of Calcite from the Zinc Corporation mine at Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, punctuated with numerous 1 to 4 mm clusters of Pyrite micro-crystals.  The Calcite is a clean milky-white and forms a radiating hedgehog array of scalenohedral crystals emanating from an underlying core of mixed granular Galena and Sphalerite.  The Pyrite tends to form spherical clusters that commonly occur on the tips of the lustrous Calcites.  A most attractive specimen and a very good example of Calcite from this world-class locality.

Details

Dimensions
8.1 × 6.5 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Calcite, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Pyrite

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