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Siderite On Quartz

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Siderite On Quartz

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Neudorf, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.3 × 3 cm
Description

Dark brown, lustrous siderite crystals on a bed of gemmy quartz crystals.

Beautiful old specimen with fantastic old 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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