Rough Mexico Chalcopyrite from Mexico
(Peacock Copper Ore) Amazing Color
Rough Mexican Chalcopyrite (Peacock Ore) - 1LB. lot .5-1" avg. small
-Chalcopyrite is a common mineral and is found in almost all sulfide deposits.
-Chalcopyrite is also a darker in color, with a green, yellow, or blue tinge
-Often referred to as as a type of "Fool's Gold" because of its bright metallic color.
-Chalcopyrite comes from the Greek word "chalkos" which means "copper" and the word "pyrite" which means to strike fire.