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#121 / PYRITE - China

#121 / PYRITE - China


Locality: Hengyang Baifang Coal Mine, Leiyang Co., Hunan Prov., China

Size: 4.8 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm.

These 'balls' ,composed of hundreds of pyrite crystals are found in the coal shales of the Baifang coal mine. This one is quite large, weighing almost 7 ounces (196 gm). It has a very high brassy color and luster.

Pictures of all four quadrants shown

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