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Mineral Type? Doesn't match any photos on the A thru Z of this site.

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But then again, what do I know.  Under magnification, the colors really pop.  A range of copper-like tones to a few blues/purples.  The gold-color material doesn't appear to have a crystal structure - at least using a jeweler's loop to examine, so if it pyrite its a very small grain.  The 4th photo shows what may be a small quartz crystal.  Under mag, the surface does take a melted look.  

asked Jan 17 by dekarate (150 points)

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Peacock ore, otherwise known as bornite. At least it looks like it.

http://www.minerals.net/mineral/bornite.aspx
answered Jan 17 by Weasel (48,190 points)
selected Apr 30 by hershel

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