“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Chalcopyrite – France

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Specimens of chalcopyrite from France, they display a very pure chalcopyrite in a quartz matrix and may also show small amounts of peacock ore. Samples are supplied in a white card tray with an information label, these pieces would make an excellent addition to any mineral collection though they could also serve as a educational specimen.

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Specimens of chalcopyrite from France. Samples display a very pure chalcopyrite in a quartz matrix and may also show small amounts of peacock ore, this gives the pieces an extremely attractive appearance. Chalcopyrite is a well known copper iron sulphide mineral and also a major copper ore, it has a brassy yellow colour and a metallic lustre, however, overtime, this lustre can dulls as oxidation takes place. This mineral, like many other ore minerals forms through volcanogenic processes often being deposited as sulfide ore deposits, as such it can often be found in ore veins, although it can form by other processes too. Specimens are supplied in a white card tray with an information label, these samples would make an excellent addition to any mineral collection though they could also serve as a educational specimen.

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Weight 150 g
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