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Pyrite from
Humpback Mountain Slump Zone, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA

Locality type:Mountain Area
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Found as cores of goethite pseudomorphs, thickness of goethite varies.
Habit:Cubic.
Colour:Not very brassy, more grey.
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Significance:Unusual or interesting association, relationships with other species, pseudomorphism etc. - see notes.
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Eric He's Collection; Ray Claude (1995) Mineral Sites of King County, Washington: 27
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Goethite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Humpback Mountain Slump Zone, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
2.0km (1.2 miles) Hansen Creek Crystal area, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) Silver Peak, Snoqualmie Pass, Snoqualmie Mining District, King Co., Washington, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) Rockhound Gulch (Denny Creek), Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Guye Mine (Mount Logan Mine; Summit Mine), Snoqualmie Pass, Snoqualmie Mining District, King Co., Washington, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Horseshoe Mine, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) Puffball claim, Goldmyer Hot Springs, King Co., Washington, USA
16.3km (10.1 miles) Esther and Louisa Mine, Gold Creek District, Snoqualmie Pass, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) Condor-Hemlock Mine (Condor Mine; Hemlock Mine; Pegasus claim; Green Crystal claim), Snoqualmie Pass, Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River, Snoqualmie & Burns Mining Districts, King Co., Washington, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) Little Kachess Lake Claim, Mineral Creek, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) Clipper group (Snoqualmie Copper Company claims; Katie Belle claim), Snoqualmie & Burns & Miller River Mining Districts, Goldmyer Hot Springs, King Co., Washington, USA
 
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