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Chalcopyrite

#45902

Chalcopyrite

#45902
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 6 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Cable mine, Anaconda, Montana, United States
Tagged
copper , sulfides

Solid, fine crystalline mass of nearly all Chalcopyrite with other sulfides.

Chalcopyrite is the most widespread mineral of copper. It contains 34% copper and thus an important ore of copper. 

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
Chris van Laer Collection

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