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    VERY LARGE & IMPRESSIVE PYRITE CRYSTAL
    Concepción del Oro, Mun. de Concepción del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
    One of the largest and most impressive Pyrite crystal groups to come out of Mexico. This specimen consists of 3 crystals; the primary one is 7 ¾ x 5 ½ x 3 inches, the secondary one is 3 inches on edge and the last is 1 ½ inches on edge. All crystals show octahedral modifications to the corners along with very nice stepped growth surfaces on the mirror-bright faces. Minor damage to one lower edge, otherwise in excellent condition, especially in view of its enormous size. The specimen is featured in the supplement to the Nov/Dec 2008 issue of the Mineralogical Record, which showcases the significant specimens that were in the Romero Collection. It bears the University of Arizona/Romero Collection number 15023. Overall specimen measurements are 9 x 8 ¾ x 6 ½ inches.
    Provenance: Dr. Miguel Romero Sanchez Collection


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    January, 2009
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