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Calcite Over Pyrite

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Calcite Over Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 5.1 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Weight: 
129.00gr
Description

A very nice Calcite over Pyrite specimen. A beautiful specimen, the Calcite crystals almost forms small flowers.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Pyrite

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