Pyrite pseudomorphs after marcasite with minor sphalerite and galena overgrowths
KeywordsMines and mineral resources -- Colorado -- Eagle County
Galena -- Colorado -- Eagle County
Sphalerite -- Colorado -- Eagle County
Pyrites -- Colorado -- Eagle County
Marcasite -- Colorado -- Eagle County
Gilman Mining District (Colo.)
Eagle Mine (Colo.)
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AbstractCluster of intergrown (former) marcasite crystals that have been replaced by pyrite. Some surfaces have minor overgrowths of galena and sphalerite. This mineral specimen is from the Eagle mine, Gilman mining district, Eagle County, Colorado.
For more information about the Minerals of Gilman, Colorado and the collection, see: http://libguides.mines.edu/GeologyMuseum/digitalcollectionsGilman.