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CHALCOPYRITE CRYSTAL

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A beautiful Chalcopyrite Crystal Cluster on a Quartz matrix.  Chalcopyrite is Pyrite with Copper which gives it a more realistic look of gold.  A great chunky specimen which has taken millions of years for nature to produce.  The specimen is mounted on a perspex pad for enhanced display.

Dimensions:
6.6cm x 3.9cm x 5cm, 145g.

Location:
Madan, Bulgaria.

Chalcopyrite: CuFeS2.

$185

In stock

CHALCOPYRITE CRYSTAL

CHALCOPYRITE CRYSTAL

A beautiful Chalcopyrite Crystal Cluster on a Quartz matrix.  Chalcopyrite is Pyrite with Copper which gives it a more realistic look of gold.  A great chunky specimen which has taken millions of years for nature to produce.  The specimen is mounted on a perspex pad for enhanced display.

Dimensions:
6.6cm x 3.9cm x 5cm, 145g.

Location:
Madan, Bulgaria.

Chalcopyrite: CuFeS2.

Named in 1725 by Johann Friedrich Henckel from the Greek “chalkos”, copper, and “pyrites”, strike fire.
A major ore of copper. Common in sulfide veins and disseminated in igneous rocks.  Weathering may lead to the formation of malachite, azurite, brochantite, langite and numerous other secondary copper minerals.

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Weight 180 g
Dimensions 7 × 8 × 8 cm