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Aragonite On Siderite

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Aragonite On Siderite

from my personal collection, found by E. Stark

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Description
Locality: 
Liewer Quarry, Niederscheidweiler, Bernkastel-Wittlich, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.8 × 8.7 × 4.3 cm
Description

Very nice specimen with lustrous white, acicular aragonite crystals on siderite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Siderite

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

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