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Anhydrite

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Description
Locality: 
St Gotthard Tunnel, NEAT Construction Site, Amsteg, Uri, Switzerland
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 2.1 × 2.2 cm
Description

Anhydrit is a superrare mineral that has almost exclusively been found at Swiss tunneling sites, the Simplon Tunnel in the early 20th century and the recent NEAT Tunnel. Size and excellent aesthetics combined are just unbeatable! It is developed as floater and photos don´t make jusitice to this superb piece. In best condition and quality all around!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anhydrite

Formula: 
CaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Salt mine, Hall valley, Hall, Innsbruck, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
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