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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:32    Post subject: Pyrite or Chalcopyrite?  

Hi!

I have found some stones next to an old coppermine and I cant make out if is the ore or waste rock I have in front of me.

What do you guys think is this pyrite or chalkopyrite, or a mix? I'm new to this.



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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:34    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:35    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:37    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:38    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:39    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Pyrite?


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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 09:40    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Chalkopyrite?


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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 10:16    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Chalkopyrite?


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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 10:18    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalcopyrite?  

Chalcopyrite?


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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 12:10    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Hi, Quickclay, welcome to FMF.

If you need identification please read the basic tests you have to do:
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 12:29    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Probably Chalcopyrite, A specific locality would also be useful.
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 14:05    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Ok, how can u tell? :) They are from Sulitjelma in northern Norway, from a harbor? Near two of the mines there. All samples look to be Chalkopyrite or just some of them?
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 14:06    Post subject: Re: Pyrite or Chalkopyrite?  

Thank you!
Will use that function for adding more pictures to the same post next time.
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