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Arsenopyrite

Ex. Frank Aloe Collection (Sydney Aust.)

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Description
Locality: 
Tolwong Mine, Wyalong, St Vincent County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 4.2 × 6.5 cm
Description

This old locality has probably produced Australia's finest arsenopyrite crystal specimens. This piece consists of massive arsenopyrite containing open vughs of crystals over 1cm across.

This specimen was formally in the collection of Sydney collector Frank Aloe, and comes complete with his distinctive label. Displays well.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
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