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TitlePyrite in a chlorite schist, from Chester, Vermont
DescriptionHere we see golden pyrite imbedded in a schist composed of a mass of green clinochlore (a variety of chlorite). The pyrite is really several cubic crystals grown together. This sample comes from Chester, VT and is 11 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Vermont. Near Chester.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-05.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1433.
Key wordsclinoclore, pyrite, Vermont
Tech details563 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1042