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Siderite On Quartz

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Siderite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Berezovskoye Iron Deposit, Chitinskaya Oblast, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.8 × 10 × 6.5 cm
Description

Lots of brown, 'rusty' siderite crystals on the tips of a needle-quartz cluster. Some broken quartz crystals, but it looks like they broke before the siderite crystals settled on top. Rather interesting, uncommon specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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