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Chalcopyrite with Sphalerite

#AH58480

Chalcopyrite with Sphalerite

#AH58480
Availability
Sold
Size
10.5 x 6.5 x 7 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tri-State dist., Jasper Co., Missouri, United States
Tagged
sulfide , copper

This specimen is loaded with Chalcopyrite crystals from 5 to 15mm. Each crystal is well defined and sharp. Associated is dark reddish brown Sphalerite crystals to 8mm.

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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