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Baryte Calcite & Dolomite On Siderite

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Baryte Calcite & Dolomite On Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Liewer Quarry, Niederscheidweiler, Bernkastel-Wittlich, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 3.9 × 1.2 cm
Description

Waterclear, platy baryte crystal groups with snow-white calcite and colorless dolomite rhombs on rustbrown siderite with very nice iridescent colors (much better in nature).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Siderite

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

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