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Pyrite (Var: Bravoite), Chalcopyrite

Pyrite (Var: Bravoite) : (Fe,Ni)S2, Chalcopyrite : CuFeS2
minID: CQ1-HX2

Photo Copyright © Roger Lang 2009  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 3 cm x 2.7 cm x 2 cm

A german classic: cubes of nickeliferous pyrite (var. Bravoite) in massive chalcopyrite ore from maubach. The mine was famous for these finds in the 1950s and 60s. Cube has a diameter of 3 mm. My collection. Overall size of specimen: 3 x 2.7 x 2 cm.

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Photo added: 23rd Apr 2009

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