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Sphalerite Var Marmatite & Pyrite Psm Pyrrhotite

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Sphalerite Var Marmatite & Pyrite Psm Pyrrhotite

Collected in late 1970's
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Trepča, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6 × 4.8 cm
Weight: 
360.00gr
Description

A nice old Trepca specimen dating back to the late 1970's and consisting of large dark sphalerite var maramatite crystals associated with small quartz crystals and prismatic pseudomorphs of pyrite crystals after pyrrhotite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Marmatite

Variety Of: 

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Black

Pyrite

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

Pyrrhotite

Formula: 
Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Strunz: 
2.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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