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Pyrite from
Cakmakkaya Mine, Murgul Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, Murgul, Artvin Province, Black Sea Region, Turkey

Locality type:Mine
Comments:A lot of crystal forms, combinations of cube, pyritohedron and octahedron; beautiful exemples of the (pseudo) 'icosahedron', in reality a combination of octahedron with pyritohedron.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cakmakkaya Mine, Murgul Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, Murgul, Artvin Province, Black Sea Region, Turkey
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Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
24.1km (15.0 miles) Gümüşhane Cu-Au deposit, Artvin, Artvin Province, Black Sea Region, Turkey
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