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Pyrrhotite with Galena & Quartz

#AH53265

Pyrrhotite with Galena & Quartz

#AH53265
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe7S8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Kray, Russia
Tagged
sulfide

Superb crystal group of tabular Pyrrhotite crystals with hexagonal outlines in a group 3.5cm wide. This group is nicely perched on a needle Quartz and Galena matrix.

Pyrrhotite

Formula
Fe7S8 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Platy, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Imperfect, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze, bronze red, dark brown 
Streak
gray black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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