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Celadonite Goethite & Quartz

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Celadonite Goethite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Dialer Bohlen, Ortisei, Siusi Alp, South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 4.8 × 3 cm
Description

Green celadonite in clear quartz crystals with brown goethite needles

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Celadonite

Formula: 
K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Planitz, Zwickau, Saxony, Germany

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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