Mineral Specimen #4491 Ankerite, Pyrite
Eagle Mine, Gilman district, Eagle Co., Colorado
5.3 x 3 x 3.8 cm
2.1 x 1.2 x 1.5 in
Ex. H. R. McBroom
A stack of well formed, rhombahedral, white colored Ankerite crystals with a few scattered, small Pyrite crystals. There is a secondary growth on the crystals which is white in color. In places. along the edges of the crystals, is absent revealing a pale gray interior.
Flaws: One of the crystals is partially damaged. Another crystal has a crack running through it.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Carbonates | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars