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Pyrite & Ankerite

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Pyrite & Ankerite

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Description
Locality: 
Armée Céleste Mine, Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Lustrous brassy pyrite cubes with colourless ankerite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

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

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria
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