mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Marcasite & Calcite

#DH34706

Marcasite & Calcite

#DH34706
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 5.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
FeS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rensselaer quarry, Jasper Co., Indiana, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A nice group of of thin brassy-tarnished Marcasite crystals to 8mm, some as contact twins that form radial snowflake-like clusters, with groups of brown Calcite to 1cm.

Comes with a label from the Rick and Deanna Russel collection that mentions it was collected in 1985.

Marcasite

Formula
FeS2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Stalactitic, Globular 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze, light brass yellow, tin white 
Streak
gray brownish black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Mineralpedia
View Marcasite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Marcasite
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Marcasite
WebMineral
View Marcasite
Mindat
View Marcasite

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2020 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map