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Marcasite from
Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Marcasite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:The only surviving Marcasite is the reverse epitaxi of the pyrite on marcasite. Small cubes of pyrite with pyritohedral modifications have marcasites in epitaxi only on the cube faces.
Habit:Wedge shaped prisms to a few mm
Colour:greeny yellow
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec 21:533]; Dennis C. Arne, L. W. Curtis, S. A. Kissin (1991) Internal zonation in a carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb-Ag deposit, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Canada. Economic Geology ; 86 (4): 699–717.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite11 photos of Marcasite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Dolomite9 photos of Marcasite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite6 photos of Marcasite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Sphalerite4 photos of Marcasite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Marcasite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marcasite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada
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