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Powellite & Pyrite

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Powellite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Verampio, Crodo, Antigorio Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5 × 2 cm
Description

Numerous tetragonal powellite crystals on quartz with cubic pyrite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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