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Anhydrite

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Description
Locality: 
Niedersachswerfen, Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
15 × 11 × 5.5 cm
Description

Several large and gemmy, well terminated and light violet anhydrite crystala sitting on a bed of crystallized anhydrite from the famous locale in Germany.

Very good specimen - hard to get good pictures from.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anhydrite

Formula: 
CaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Salt mine, Hall valley, Hall, Innsbruck, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
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