Abstract

Compared to isotropic pyrite, anisotropic pyrite contains much higher trace arsenic, nickel, and cobalt, has slightly lower reflectivity, and is not as hard. Pyrite is not a reliable standard for reflectivity and other types of measurement when trace-element content is unknown. Since the two types are intergrown, it is clear that cobalt and nickel values do not have genetic implications.

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