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Marcasite On Fluorite

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Marcasite On Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Fall Hill Quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Orientated growth of cockscomb marcasite crystals on the edges of fluorite cubes with phantoms.

Has a few dinfs, but is still collectable.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Marcasite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.10a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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