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Chalcopyrite Epidote & Calcite

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Chalcopyrite Epidote & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Chitral Valley, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 3.6 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

A combination specimen of chalcopyrite, epidote and calcite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcopyrite

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

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Calcite

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