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Siderite Var Pistomesite & Fluorapatite

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Siderite Var Pistomesite & Fluorapatite

ex collection Giulio Detomaso
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Description
Locality: 
Furka Basis Tunnel East Section, Realp, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 3.2 × 3 cm
Description

Very attractive specimen with brown pistomesite crystals with blueish fluorapatite (visual ID), chlorite and other species (adularia? strontianite?).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Pistomesite

Variety Of: 

Mg-rich Siderite

Formula: 
(Fe,Mg)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0
Formula: 
(Fe,Mg)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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