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Chalcopyrite Calcite Dolomite

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Chalcopyrite Calcite Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Stara Góra, Kaczawskie Mountains, Lower Silesia, Poland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.1 × 4.5 cm
Description

Historic specimen from Starą Górą (Altenberg). Yellowish prismatic calcites with chalcopyrite and dolomite. Matrix consists mainly of quartz with inclusions of arsenopyrite. Comes with an antique handwritten label. Formerly in the collection of J. Treutlein. Achieved in the 1970's

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcopyrite

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

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