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Pyrite

personal find

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Description
Locality: 
Serre-Ponçon, Rousset, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.5 × 3.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Pyrite in nodule of black marl.One of the rare crystals of pyrite found in Alpes.
From a little area near the lake of Serre-Ponçon, in Hautes-Alpes.
Prepared with HCl and needles.Two crystals with well marked faces of octahedron.
Slightly cut under for display.No damage.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

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