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Covellite & Chalcopyrite

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Covellite & Chalcopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Description

Blue metallic iridescent covellite with golden chalcopyrite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Covellite

Formula: 
CuS
Strunz: 
2.CA.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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