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Chalcopyrite with Calcite

#PD37916

Chalcopyrite with Calcite

#PD37916
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
7.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 (RRUFF)
Locality
White Pine mine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A good, colorful specimen for a representative piece from this important Michigan copper mine. Dog tooth Calcite with scattered iridescent purple to brassy micro crystals of Chalcopyrite.

Chalcopyrite

Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Striated, Druse 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
brass yellow, honey yellow 
Streak
greenish black 
Class
Tetragonal - Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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