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Almandine & Chalcopyrite

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Almandine & Chalcopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
La Farola Mine, Cerro Pintado, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

Well formed crystals of garnet, accompanied by chalcopyrite and calcite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey

Chalcopyrite

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

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