Chalcopyrite Macrophotograph Stock Photo 150950996Blue,Color Image,Copper,Full Frame,Geology,Germany,Horizontal,Iron,Iron Ore,Macro,Mineral,Natural Pattern,Nature,No People,Photography,Scientific Micrograph,Studio ShotPhotographer PasiekaCollection: Oxford Scientific Alfred PasiekaA sample of chalcopyrite (copper iron sulphide). This very common mineral is one of the most important copper ores, yielding the by-products gold and silver. About 80 percent of the world's copper is derived from treatment of chalcopyrite ore. Object size approx. 15mm.