• Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite
  • Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite
  • Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite
Pseudomorphs

Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite

$500.00   €477  £410.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8528
A matrix-free pseudomorph of Limonite after cubic Pyrite crystals.  The larger crystal measures 3.2 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm with a smaller, 2.0 x 1.9 cm, part crystal formed on top and in axial alignment to the primary crystal.  The pseudomorphed crystals are sooty black with a part-metallic sheen, probably Goethite, while most of the faces are coated in a reddish light-chocolate-brown Limonite.  A rare pseudomorph of Limonite after Pyrite from Tsumeb mine in the Oshikoto Region of Namibia.

Details

Dimensions
3.3 × 2.9 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite

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