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TitleChalcopyrite with idaite, from Ugo, Japan
DescriptionThis sample is mostly tarnished yellow chalcopyrite, CuFeS2, but contains minor amounts of browner idaite, Cu5FeS6, as inclusions. Chalcopyrite is a major copper ore mineral. The specimen is 9 cm across.
LocationJapan. Near Ugo.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-09.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #118.
Key wordschalcopyrite, idaite, Ugo, Japan
Tech details795 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1056