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Sagenite On Ankerite

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Sagenite On Ankerite

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Description
Locality: 
Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 3.2 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

Gemmy ruby-red rutile needles on ankerite. A very rare and interesting specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sagenite

Variety Of: 

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Synonym Of: 

Sagenite (of Kunz)

Hardness: 
0.0

Sagenite (of Saussure)

Hardness: 
0.0

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria

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