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Ankerite

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Ankerite

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Description
Locality: 
Obergesteln, Goms, Wallis, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 4.8 × 3.2 cm
Description

Sphere of light brown ankerite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria
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