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Chalcopyrite On Quartz

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Chalcopyrite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Brüderbund Mine, Kohlenbach, Siegerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 5 × 3.3 cm
Weight: 
128.00gr
Description

Very beautiful specimen with lots of very glossy golden chalcopyrite crystals, contrasted by colorless, pale blueish gray appearing tiny quartz crystals.

Much better in nature. The golden chalcopyrite is so glossy, itg's hard to gt the reflections out.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcopyrite

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

Quartz

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