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Calcite with Chalcopyrite & Sphalerite

#BC52624

Calcite with Chalcopyrite & Sphalerite

#BC52624
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Madan dist, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Tagged
carbonate

Quite a combination piece with four minerals. Central are the waterclear needle Quartz crystals to 8mm lining the center. It is crowned with thick discoidal crystals of Calcite to 2.3cm, which are color-zoned at the center. The two sulfides presnet are golden Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite crystals at the core. It sits perfect for display. 

Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection
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