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Eisco Chalcopyrite Specimen, 3cm in size, Pack of 12

  • Chalcopyrite sample approximately 1" (3cm) in size
  • Exhibits fracture and has a brassy luster
  • Perfect size for use in classroom identification labs and exercises, correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements
  • Important source of copper formed in hydrothermal veins
  • Specimen comes in clear labeled and barcoded bag for ideal storage
  • Pack of 12


From the same family as fool's gold, chalcopyrite has a brassier and less metallic luster. Often mined as an copper ore, this specimen is ideal for lessons on economic geology, as well as comparative identification exercises. Samples are approximately 1" in length, and come in a labeled plastic bag.

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