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Pentlandite & Chalcopyrite

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Pentlandite & Chalcopyrite

ex Everhardus Schakel collection

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Description
Locality: 
El Real de la Jara, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.8 × 2.9 cm
Description

Massive pentlandite and chalcopyrite from unknown locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pentlandite

Formula: 
(Fe,Ni)9S8
Strunz: 
2.BB.15
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Craignure Mine, Inveraray, Strathclyde (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK

Chalcopyrite

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