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Calcite with Pyrite

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Specimen Code Number: 091017/10
Learn more about: Calcite
Size: Miniature
5.7x4.9x3.5 cm
Location: PřÝbram
Central Bohemia Region
Czech Republic
Description: A fascinating specimen of Calcite and Pyrite from the PřÝbram mining district of Bohemia in the Czech Republic. A solid matrix of glassy, clear Calcite, showing cleaved rhombohedral faces on the base, is coated in an extremely thin film of silvery-golden Pyrite, above which platy and stubby milky-grey Calcite crystals protrude. From the display face, the specimen appears to be a solid matrix of Pyrite, but when examined edge-on, the pyrite is seen to be a film of probably only a few atoms thick.
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