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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2020 04:26    Post subject: Re: Pyrite scepters?  

Pyrite from an estate with no records.


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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2020 10:40    Post subject: Re: Pyrite from an estate with no records  

Almost certainly Peruvian
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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2020 11:23    Post subject: Re: Pyrite from an estate with no records  

yes, Peruvian and probably Huanzala

these are more commodities rather than specimens - literally many tons come out every year (or even day).

Rock Currier told me once that these are almost always dipped in something like "Simple Green" for cleaning and to bring the luster out. give it a try - you may like the results.

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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2020 12:53    Post subject: Re: Pyrite from an estate with no records  

bob kerr wrote:
yes, Peruvian and probably Huanzala

these are more commodities rather than specimens - literally many tons come out every year (or even day).

Rock Currier told me once that these are almost always dipped in something like "Simple Green" for cleaning and to bring the luster out. give it a try - you may like the results.

bob


thanks for the info and tip. There are several more pyrites from the estate slash barn sale. Only a couple things were marked and her mother left no records or journal. One thing is a rock slice marked Black Cobra, in pencil. it seems like I did find something once but not again for my records.
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