Chalcopyrite

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Call number:
Sulfides
D8 (8)
Classification:
Sulfides
Name:
Chalcopyrite
Translated title:
Chalcopyrite
Place of origin:
Cumberland, U.K.
Depositional environment:
Common in sulfide veins and disseminated in igneous rocks. It is the most abundant copper-bearing mineral and is widespread. It is a primary mineral in hydrothermal veins, disseminations and massive replacements; the principal copper mineral of porphyry-copper deposits
Description:
Common in sulfide veins and disseminated in igneous rocks. It is the most abundant copper-bearing mineral and is widespread. It is a primary mineral in hydrothermal veins, disseminations and massive replacements; the principal copper mineral of porphyry-copper deposits
Chemical formula:
CuFeS2
Crystal system:
Tetragonal
Crystal schema:
Scalenohedral

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