Arsenopyrite

Specimen ID: YRU-F0H

Mineral(s)
Arsenopyrite : FeAsS
Locality
Mindat locality:
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Crystals of arsenopyrite, aggregates in an orderly manner, to replace completely an hexagonal crystal of pyrrhotite. Below, on the left, of the hexagon, there are blacks sphalerite crystals and at the center of that hexagon small crystals of colourless quartz. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D610, bellows, Schneider - Kreuznach 135 mm; f: 5.6. Focal using 8.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 12th May 2016

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From the same specimen, a second aggregation of arsenopyrite to replace totally a hexagonal crystal pyrrothite. The right side also has golden yellow crystals of pyrite, sphalerite crystals of blacks, small crystals of colorless quartz. Below, also fluorite crystals. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D610, bellows, Schneider - Kreuznach 135 mm; f: 5.6. Focal using 8.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 12th May 2016

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