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Calcite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Brushy Creek Mine, Greeley, Reynolds County, Missouri, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.5 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Weight: 
234.00gr
Description

Impressive, beautiful calcite crystal floater with glossy, iridescent pyrite. The calcite crystals are all almost perfect with a nice luster. Just 2 or 3 show minor dings on the tips. Much better in nature.

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