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Chalcopyrite

#PD32471

Chalcopyrite

#PD32471
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 8 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Ducktown dist., Polk Co., Tennessee, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Dull brassy Chalcopyrite that has apparently entirely replaced subhedral crystals of Pyrrhotite to 1.5cm. Nice and interesting specimen!

This is an old Albanese Collection specimen that comes with an old Albanese label with corresponding catalog numbers on the specimen.

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.

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