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Dolomite With Marmatite & Pyrite

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FRN95540

Dolomite With Marmatite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.4 × 2.1 cm
Description

Cream white dolomite “flower” cluster scattered on the pyrite matrix which is covered with marmatite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

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
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