Observations on the Morphology and Texture of Pyrite from Amjhore, Bihar, India
Different morphological forms of pyrite such as idiom orphic, concretionary and intraclastic varieties from the sedimentary ores of Amjhore, India are described. The concretionary pyrite is classified into: (1) loosely packed concretion, (2) compact concretion, (3) concentric concretion, (4) crescent shaped concretion, and (5) shard-shaped and irregular concretions. The significance of different morphologies exhibited by the pyrite and their textural relationships are briefly discussed.
KeywordsIron Sulfide Pyrite Crystal Packed Concretion Massive Pyrite Authigenic Pyrite
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