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Pyrite & Hematite

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Pyrite & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Rio Marina, Elba, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6.6 × 5.1 cm
Description

Great classic from Elba - probably the most eye-catching combination of golden pyrite and sparkling hematite world-wide. And this particular specimen stands out the crowd - look at the amazing texture, all these micro-steps - they are all razor sharp and highly lustrous. The crystal is weel shaped and on same high quality all around with hematite at the base.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

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

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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