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Gormanite & Siderite

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Gormanite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Stoneman Camp, Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 5 × 2.8 cm
Description

Sprays of green gormanite crystals with brown siderite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gormanite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Mg)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.45
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada

Siderite

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