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Zircon (Var: Cyrtolite), Pyrrhotite, Chalcopyrite, Allanite


Zircon (Var: Cyrtolite) : Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4], Pyrrhotite : Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17), Chalcopyrite : CuFeS2, Allanite
minID: 8HR-Y1R

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A 14mm zircon in pyrrhotite collected in 2003. Also occurs with another zircon that is twinned and also some black, lustrous, radioactive mineral I presume is allanite. Minor chalcopyrite can also be seen in photos. This was part of a large hunk of pyrrhotite I broke up for specimen recovery.

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Photo added: 23rd Nov 2009

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