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Marcasite & Pyrite Psm Pyrrhotite

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Marcasite & Pyrite Psm Pyrrhotite

New Discovery

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Description
Locality: 
Balsa-Depositara Mine, La Unión, Murcia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.7 × 3 cm
Weight: 
70.00gr
Description

Spectacular and very aesthetic group of marcasite and pyrite crystals on quartz matrix psm. after pyrrhotite from a new discovery. This is a very special specimen for lovers of pseudomorfosis. Attached analysis.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Marcasite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.10a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Pyrite

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

Pyrrhotite

Formula: 
Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Strunz: 
2.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Marcasite & Pyrite Psm Pyrrhotite
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