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Siderite On Quartz

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Siderite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Neudorf, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6.5 × 3.8 cm
Description

Honey brown siderite crystals on a bed of gemmy quartz crystals.

Beautiful old specimen with original Dr. F. Krantz label.

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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