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Arsenopyrite On Chalcopyrite

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Arsenopyrite On Chalcopyrite

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Locality: 
Tolwong Mine, Wyalong, St Vincent County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
2 × 9 × 5.2 cm
Description

Arsenopyrite crystals richly cover a goosan matrix with chalcopyrite crystals. Scattered amongst these crystals are micro quartz crystals, chalcocite crystals with a secondary veneer of chalcopyrite and or bornite forming.
An interesting specimen especially under magnification

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0

Chalcopyrite

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