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Norsethite

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Norsethite

Rare Mineral

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Locality: 
Kremikovtsi Open Pit, Sofia, Sofiagrad, Bulgaria
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.2 × 2.4 cm
Description

Norshetite is a rare Ba-Mg-carbonate mineral, forms platy pseudohexagonal crystal group in matrix. There 's also a small vug on the piece, with radiating cluster of platy norshetite crystals, Also a nice terminated witherite crytsal is present on the specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Norsethite

Formula: 
BaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Westvaco mine, Green River formation, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming, USA
Loranth Minerals

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