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#7813 / PYRITE - Virginia, USA

#7813 / PYRITE - Virginia, USA


Locality: Barger Quarry, Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia

Size:  5 x 5 x 4 cm

An unusual Pyrite with modified cubic and octahedral faces exposed in dark grey limestoine from the Liberty Formation. The quarry was on the south side of US Rt 60 and has been reclaimed and is now a shopping center. These pyrite were scarce and very difficult to recover in one piece. Collected in 1978.

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