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Siderite & Pyrite

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Siderite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Neudorf, Harz, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 5 × 3.2 cm
Description

Beautiful old siderite specimen with globular crystallized pyrite.

Very attractive old specimen from Armin Wendland collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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