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Pyrrhotite from
Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Classification
Species:Pyrrhotite
Formula:Fe7S8
Comments:Found and confirmed by XRD by Dr. W. Haufe.
Colour:metallic, brass-coloured
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Graulay (Graulai; Graulei; Grauley), Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrrhotite
10.8km (6.7 miles) Kalem, Birresborn, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
12.3km (7.6 miles) Kahlenberg (Auf'm Kopp; Kallenberg), Oberstadtfeld, Daun, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
16.3km (10.1 miles) Löhley (Liley; Meerfeld Quarry; Slabik Quarry; Scheerer Quarry), Üdersdorf, Daun, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
30.0km (18.6 miles) Hürnigskopf Mine, Plittersdorf, Kirchsahr, Altenahr, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
38.2km (23.7 miles) Hannebacher Ley (Hannebacher Lay), Hannebach, Niederzissen, Brohltal, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
39.8km (24.8 miles) Ettringer Feld, Southern lava flow, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
40.6km (25.2 miles) Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
40.7km (25.3 miles) Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
40.7km (25.3 miles) Mayener Feld, Southern lava flow, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
41.4km (25.7 miles) Seekante, Mayener Feld, Southern lava flow, Bellerberg volcano, Mayen, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
 
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