Marcasite, Hematite

Specimen ID: 5D6-5A8

Mineral(s)
Marcasite : FeS2
Hematite : Fe2O3
Locality
As recorded:
White Desert, Farafra Oasis, New Valley Governorate, Egypt
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
29mm x 28mm x 27mm
Description
A perfect complete radiating pseudomorph with super form. I consider these Pseudomorphs from Egypt some of the best values in minerals today. They are sporadically available on the market and sometimes (as in this piece ) have a highly esthetic form. This shows perfectly well the original crystal structures. A choice example, no damage or contacts.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
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