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Pyrite from
Azcárate Quarry (Azkarate Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Pyrite microcrystals occur in the carbonaceous seams between magnesite strata. Rare dolomite crystals can be seen to contain a myriad of minute pyrite pyritohedrons as inclusions. Pyrite crystals up to about 5mm are known.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Calvo, M. and Sevillano, E. (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: The Eugui Quarries, Navarra, Spain. Mineralogical Record, 22(2), 137-142.;
Calvo, M. and Viñals, J. (2003) Los minerales de las explotaciones de magnesita de Eugui (Navarra). Revista de Minerales, 2(4), 6-21.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite2 photos of Pyrite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Pyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Azcárate Quarry (Azkarate Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
1.0km (0.6 miles) Asturreta Quarry (Militares Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
33.0km (20.5 miles) Arkaitza Quarry, Vera de Bidasoa (Bera), Navarre, Spain
33.1km (20.6 miles) Armansa Quarry, Lesaka, Navarre, Spain
39.3km (24.4 miles) Arditurri, Peñas de Aya, Oiartzun, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
63.2km (39.3 miles) Troya Mine, Mutiloa, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
73.6km (45.7 miles) Itxaspe, Deba, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
80.5km (50.0 miles) Tutankamen Mine (San Valerio Mine), Mondragón (Arrasate), Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
81.0km (50.3 miles) Benesse les Dax Mine, Pouillon, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
91.9km (57.1 miles) Arre deposit, Laruns, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
92.7km (57.6 miles) Portalet Mines (Rosario Mine and Elisita Mine), Sallent de Gállego, Tena Valley, Hoya de Huesca, Aragón, Spain
 
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