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Siderite & Fluorite

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Siderite & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4 × 4.6 cm
Description

Many glistening sharp prismatic amber-brown crystals of siderite richly lining vugs nested on the hexagonal crystals of siderite with several luster and green crystals of fluorite at the bottom of the matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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