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Sphalerite Chalcopyrite Pyrite & Quartz

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Sphalerite Chalcopyrite Pyrite & Quartz

Ex Gabrys Museum

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Description
Locality: 
Huaron Mines, Pasco Department, Peru
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 4.7 × 2.2 cm
Description

A super little display specimen with sphalerite, chalcopyrite, pyrite and quartz from a classic locality.

Condition
General: 
Good - locality specimen
Main Display: 
Good - see description
Lustre: 
Variable - Very bright to dull metallic
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Chalcopyrite

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

Pyrite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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