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Quartz Calcite Dolomite & Chalcopyrite

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FRN99717

Quartz Calcite Dolomite & Chalcopyrite

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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 × 2.8 cm
Description

Cluster of quartz with beautiful red tip due to minute hematite inclusions, associate with snow white sharp calcites dot by white dolomite crystals, you can also find several large chalcopyrite crystal nest among the calcite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Dolomite

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

Chalcopyrite

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