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Sphalerite Chalcopyrite & Quartz

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Sphalerite Chalcopyrite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Fenice Capanne Mine, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

historical sample from an old mine near Massa Marittima. this ancient mine is closed for several decades, this piece was found in the mid-70s of the last century. In the piece there are many brown sphalerite in association with chalcopyrite and small quartz crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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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