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Graphite & Pyrite

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Graphite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Hannoaivi, Karasjok, Troms og Finnmark, Norway
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 2 × 2 cm
Description

A 2 cm diameter drillcore consisting of a breccia of black graphite fragments in a white quartz matrix. There is a narrow rim of pyrite along the edges as well as some crack fillings within the fragments.

A very interesting and attractive specimen from a remote locality in Lapland in Northern Norway.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Graphite

Formula: 
C
Strunz: 
1.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0

Pyrite

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

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