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Haapalaite

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Haapalaite

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Description
Locality: 
Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm
Description

Bronze crystals of the extremely rare Fe-Mg sulphide mineral haapalaite from the type locality in Kokka mine,Finland and one of the very few localities known worldwide.

Very rich specimen of this very rare species for the quantity of microcrystals and crystal aggregates present !

Don't miss the opportunity to get this species rarely seen in the mineral market

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Haapalaite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Ni)2(Mg,Fe2+)1.61S2(OH)3.22
Strunz: 
2.FD.30
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0
Type Locality: 
Kokka Ni deposit, Outokumpu Cu-Co-Zn-Ni-Ag-Au ore field, Eastern Finland Region, Finland

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