Pyrite Collection

Mixed Pyrite specimens from a recently aquired collection that was built decades ago.


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M317 - Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite $ 60
Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.6 cm


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Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317a.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317b.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317c.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317d.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317e.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317f.jpg]

Pair of connected spheres of Pyrite with attached Calcite crystals. The smaller sphere has one area broken revealing an inner core of Chalcopyrite, which likely comprised the interior of the other sphere as well. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M212 - Pyrite with Quartz $ 40 SOLD
King Co., Washington, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Pyrite with Quartz from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M212a.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M212b.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M212c.jpg]

Highly lustrous crystals of Pyrite with clear Quartz crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M265 - Pyrite $ 180
Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265a.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265b.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265c.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265d.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265e.jpg]

Fine and unusual Pyrite with somewhat stepped, modified octahedral crystals forming a tringular, pyramid shaped specimen. Crystallzed all around and undamaged. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M269 - Pyrite $ 50
Llallagua, Bolivia
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Pyrite from Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/M269a.jpg] Pyrite from Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/M269b.jpg] Pyrite from Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/M269c.jpg] Pyrite from Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/M269d.jpg]

Specimen of solid Pyrite with good Pyrite cubes to 2cm. A floater crystalized all around. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M272 - Pyrite $ 150
Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M272a.jpg] Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M272b.jpg] Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M272c.jpg] Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M272d.jpg]

Specimen of solid Pyrite with good Pyrite crystals to 1.7cm. Quartz crystals, Chalcopyrite, and Galena crystals also present. Crystallized all around. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M273 - Pyrite $ 180 SOLD
French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Pyrite from French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/M273a.jpg] Pyrite from French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/M273b.jpg] Pyrite from French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/M273c.jpg] Pyrite from French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/M273d.jpg] Pyrite from French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/M273e.jpg]

Specimen of solid Pyrite with good Pyrite crystals to 2.2cm. These old iron mines were first worked in 1717 and eventually closed in 1928. Bright and shiny cubic crystals all over. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M276 - Pyrite after Clam $ 150
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276a.jpg] Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276b.jpg] Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276c.jpg] Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276d.jpg] Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276e.jpg] Pyrite after Clam from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA [db_pics/pics/M276f.jpg]

Pyrite crystals that have replaced a fossil clam. Uniform shape and undamaged. Crystallized all around. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M277 - Pyrite $ 150
Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4 x 3 cm


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Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277a.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277b.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277c.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277d.jpg]

Floater specimen of solid Pyrite crystallized all around. The top half shows large striated cube faces and the backside is a mixture of stepped faces and smaller crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M280 - Pyrite $ 60 SOLD
Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Pyrite from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M280a.jpg] Pyrite from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M280b.jpg] Pyrite from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M280c.jpg] Pyrite from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M280d.jpg] Pyrite from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M280e.jpg]

Specimen of solid Pyrite with small satiny crystals covering the entire surface. Crystallized all around. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M250 - Pyrite in Talc $ 60 SOLD
Oberdorf Lamming, near Bruck, Styria, Austria
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Pyrite in Talc from Oberdorf Lamming, near Bruck, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/M250a.jpg] Pyrite in Talc from Oberdorf Lamming, near Bruck, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/M250b.jpg] Pyrite in Talc from Oberdorf Lamming, near Bruck, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/M250c.jpg] Pyrite in Talc from Oberdorf Lamming, near Bruck, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/M250d.jpg]

Calcite and Talc with Pyrite crystals to 1.2cm in size. Comes wtih 2 old labels. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M253 - Pyrite $ 125
Georgia, Caucasus, Russia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Pyrite from Georgia, Caucasus, Russia [db_pics/pics/M253a.jpg] Pyrite from Georgia, Caucasus, Russia [db_pics/pics/M253b.jpg] Pyrite from Georgia, Caucasus, Russia [db_pics/pics/M253c.jpg] Pyrite from Georgia, Caucasus, Russia [db_pics/pics/M253d.jpg] Pyrite from Georgia, Caucasus, Russia [db_pics/pics/M253e.jpg]

Neat floater specimen composed of a central cubic crystal with bevelled edges and smaller attached crystals on the sides. Undamaged and well crystallized on all sides. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M254 - Pyrite $ 75
Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm


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Pyrite from Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/M254a.jpg] Pyrite from Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/M254b.jpg] Pyrite from Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/M254c.jpg] Pyrite from Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/M254d.jpg] Pyrite from Kunming, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/M254e.jpg]

Larger cubic Pyrite crystal with bevelled edges and smaller attached crystals on the sides. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M224 - Pyrite in Calcite $ 150 SOLD
Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 1 cm


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Pyrite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/M224a.jpg] Pyrite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/M224b.jpg] Pyrite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/M224c.jpg] Pyrite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/M224e.jpg]

Needles of acicular Pyrite crystals in a transparent cleavage rhomb of Calcite. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M218 - Pyrite with Ammonite $ 120 SOLD
Reichenbach, Bad Wurtenberg, Germany
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.3 cm


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Pyrite with Ammonite from Reichenbach, Bad Wurtenberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/M218a.jpg] Pyrite with Ammonite from Reichenbach, Bad Wurtenberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/M218b.jpg] Pyrite with Ammonite from Reichenbach, Bad Wurtenberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/M218c.jpg] Pyrite with Ammonite from Reichenbach, Bad Wurtenberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/M218d.jpg]

Fossil Ammonite covered with Pyrite crystals. These are not the tiny, granular Pyrite typically seen with fossils - tey are big crystals to 1cm. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M256 - Pyrite on Marcasite $ 50 SOLD
Parlin, New Jersey, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3 x 3 cm


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Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256a.jpg] Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256b.jpg] Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256c.jpg] Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256d.jpg] Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256e.jpg] Pyrite on Marcasite from Parlin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M256f.jpg]

Three interconnected nodular masses of Pyrite crystals over Marcasite. A floater, crystallized on all sides and undamaged. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.

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