Pyrrhotite With Sphalerite and Siderite
Trepca, Yugoslavia
Large Cabinet, 16.0 x 14.0 x 8.9 cm
Ex. Al Ordway
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Composed of unusually thickly-interwoven, lustrous, brassy yellow crystals of pyrrhotite to 6.5 cm on edge, this specimen also is decorated by a few lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 1 cm across. In addition, the whole specimen is studded with rounded aggregates of rhombohedral, tan siderite, to 5 mm across. Nice color contrast, and a sharp metallic, carved look to it, make this piece stand out. As well, it is HUGE for this old classic locale! This monster classic weighs 7.5 pounds!