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Siderite & Calcite

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Siderite & Calcite

ex Hermann Höger, Hohenlimburg collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Hüttenberg, Sankt Veit an der Glan District, Carinthia, Austria
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6.4 × 3.5 cm
Description

White, double terminated calcite crystals on olive brown, platy rhombohedral crystals of siderite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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