Marcasite Photos  
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
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Marcasite has the same chemical composition as pyrite, iron sulfide, but unlike pyrite
(which is Cubic), marcasite is Orthorhombic. 

 


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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

 
Specimen from the Cochise College collection
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