Pyrite D.50394 Click to enlarge image
Pyrite. Huanzala Peru. 22.9 x 28.2 x 13.6 cm. Registered 1984. D.48008. Image: Stuart Humphreys
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This fine specimen has large striated cubic crystals of pyrite (iron sulphide). It was acquired by Albert Chapman from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in the USA.

It was offered to the Australian Museum and the funds were raised via a donation box outside the former Planet of Minerals exhibition.

Specimen details

  • Origin

    Huanzala, Peru

  • Size

    22.9 x 28.2 x 13.6 cm

  • Date

    Registered 1984

  • Collection number


Pyrite D.48008
Pyrite. Huanzala, Peru. 22.9 x 28.2 x 13.6 cm. Registered 1984, D.48008. Image: Stuart Humphreys
© Australian Museum

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