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Ferberite & Chalcopyrite

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Ferberite & Chalcopyrite

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Locality: 
Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.4 × 4 × 5.1 cm
Description

Bright black blocky ferberite crystals with minor chalcopyrite. The specimen is almost a floater. The base has multiple faces. Much better in hand, this is excellent for this part of Peru.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ferberite

Formula: 
FeWO4
Strunz: 
4.DB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Niña Mine, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalusia, Spain

Chalcopyrite

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

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