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    this wasn't fool's gold. Huge, crystalline pyrite from Peru. In the hands of the head of the department, in whose office this specimen reposes. Part of a large worldwide mineral collection at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

    carl lexicon, Katpix, jim.windle, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. carl lexicon 66 months ago | reply

      Stunning pyrite crystal; it could actually be used as a mirror....

    2. ladigue_99 66 months ago | reply

      awesome find! I'm fascinated by minerals

    3. paleobear [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      Uau..a cool specimen!

    4. GEO M I 66 months ago | reply

      OO-EEEEEeeeeeEEEEeeee!!!!!! Nice specimen!!!

    5. subarcticmike 66 months ago | reply

      Thx all and thank ye Carl for the fav.
      Who sayz size doesn't matter? Now imagine the size of the (walk-in?) vug this monster came from...

    6. Katpix 66 months ago | reply

      Wow, that is really something!

    7. longhairbroad 65 months ago | reply

      I would almost sell a kidney for a specimen like that!

    8. paleobear [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

      I would keep my kidney:)

    9. subarcticmike 65 months ago | reply

      lol you two,
      I'd be willing to pass another kidney stone for something like this...

    10. paleobear [deleted] 64 months ago | reply

      You better dont have kidney stone

    11. Peonia69 59 months ago | reply

      Giant this Pyrit.

    12. dudeman25 59 months ago | reply

      oh my, now that's one pyrite i would want in my collection

    13. MosaicArt by KarenBaker 57 months ago | reply

      < licks lips!! mmm mmmmmm

    14. zeesstof 41 months ago | reply

      That's a beaut

    15. erika_amir 26 months ago | reply

      Astounding specimen! I'd love to see the whole cave of this stuff...a dragon's lair :)

    16. subarcticmike 26 months ago | reply

      ... Bilbo Baggins managed to sneak one out from under the sleeping dragon :)

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