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Pyrrhotite

#AH54528

Pyrrhotite

#AH54528
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4.5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe7S8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Worthington Nickel mine, Sudbury dist., Ontario, Canada
Tagged
sulfide

Solid chunk of mostly brassy Pyrrhotite and other sulfides. Collected by Hampson in 1946.

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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