Anyone know what type of rock this is and whats in it ?

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Anyone know what type of rock this is and whats in it ?
« Reply #1 on: 03/10/2009 02:06:07 »
I assume you're referring to the pyrite nodule, not the black slate?
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Anyone know what type of rock this is and whats in it ?
« Reply #2 on: 03/10/2009 04:17:06 »
Well yeh!

Pyrite in shale is my less than considered opinion.
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Anyone know what type of rock this is and whats in it ?
« Reply #3 on: 03/10/2009 06:25:39 »
Just to be a dork, and because Im taking Mineralogy at the moment:

Pyrite
FeS2
Molecular Weight: 119.98g
46.55% Fe
53.45% S
Crystal System: Isometric-Diploidal
2/m 3(with a bar at the top...couldnt find a way to type that)
Crystal Form: {1 0 0} {1 0 2}

Could also be the fizzy beverage...hehehe :)
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« Reply #4 on: 03/10/2009 18:12:52 »
frethac - You managed to be an exemplary dork!

(And a person who makes VERY bad jokes.)
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