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Chalcopyrite • Mexico • 50.7 grams ~ 41x31x23mm

Chalcopyrite is a copper iron sulfide mineral. It's natural color is a yellow-gold. It produces an oxidized layer that creates it's beautiful peacock rainbow color when acid washed.


Chalcopyrite was named in 1725 by Johann Friedrich Henckel from the Greek words chalkos (copper) and pyrites (strike fire). 


The difference between Pyrite and Chalcopyrite is their chemical composition. Pyrite is FeS2; Chalcopyrite is CuFeS2.



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Chalcopyrite • 50.7 grams

SKU: 90100CHPY-50-7
$7.00 Regular Price
$3.50Sale Price