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Baryte Malachite & Siderite

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Baryte Malachite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Mavrolakkas, Kastro Valley, Limenaria, Thasos, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.7 × 2.3 cm
Description

Single, transparent barite crystal set on a bed of acicular malachite crystals on matrix surface. Classic material from Mavrolakkas mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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