Collector’s Piece: Pyrite on Calcite and Dolomite from Daye Copper Mine, China
Dimension: 7cm x 5.5cm x 2.5cm
Locality: Tonglushan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
This is a significant old time material from the world-famous Daye Copper Mine in China composing an incredible ball of lustrous, brassy-gold, intergrown Pyrite crystals on matrix. The piece is totally pristine and came from a one-time find back in 2004. Pyrite in extremely well-crystallized examples of botryoidal agglomerations is very rare and this specimen is really cool and unique. Nestling in a matrix of fluorescent Calcite and creamy white Dolomite crystals, forming a most attractive specimen. Comes with a high quality copper-wired display stand.