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Pyrite from
Palabora mine (Foscor open pit; PMC mine), Loolekop, Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[Gliddon, J. P. and Braithwaite, R. S. (1991) - Zeolites and associated minerals from the Palabora mine, Transvaal (Afrique du Sud), Mineralogical Record, 22 (4), 255-262.]; Heinrich, E. (1970) The Palabora Carbonatitic Complex - a Unique Copper Deposit. Can Mineral 10:585-598; Gliddon, J. (1996) Minerals of the Palabora open pit. British Micromount Society 43:2-7
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Palabora mine (Foscor open pit; PMC mine), Loolekop, Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
43.7km (27.2 miles) Monarch Antimony mine, Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africa
52.6km (32.7 miles) Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africa
53.2km (33.0 miles) Alpha-Gravelotte Mine, Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africa
55.2km (34.3 miles) Malati Pump mine, Murchison Range, Limpopo, South Africa
 
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