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PostPosted: Sep 26, 2013 16:14    Post subject: New find:skeletal pyrite  

Hi all,

Received today a small lot of verry nice skeletal pyrites from a private mine in Washington. These items are naturaly etched and looks great.

Will post more information and pictures later.

Greetings albert



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Purple Hope #4 claim (Green Ridge), King County, Washington - USA
length 5 cm
 Viewed:  4698 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 27, 2013 12:29    Post subject: Re: new find:skeletal pyrite  

appies wrote:
Hi all,

Received today a small lot of verry nice skeletal pyrites from a private mine in washington. These items are naturaly etched and looks great.

Will post more information and pictures later.

Greetings albert


How stable is this specimen? It looks like it's a little brittle.
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PostPosted: Sep 27, 2013 13:28    Post subject: Re: new find:skeletal pyrite  

These pieces aren't brittle at all. It is just as solid as a normal pyrite piece.

See also the picture of a different piece.



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Purple Hope #4 claim (Green Ridge), King County, Washington - USA
4.7 x 2.8 x 2.0 centimeters
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