David K. Joyce

Pentlandite, Chalcopyrite, pyrrhotite

7.7x7.0x3.3 cm
Levack Mine
Levack Township
Ontario, Canada

Pentlandite, Chalcopyrite, pyrrhotitePentlandite, Chalcopyrite, pyrrhotite

Item number: 27102

This is a rich specimen of nickel-copper ore from sudbury. It is well above average grade and you can actually see the cleavages of pentlandite embedded in the other sulphides. Pentlandite is a relatively rare mineral that never occurs in free-standing crystals. Here is an excellent example!