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Baryte & Ankerite

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Baryte & Ankerite

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Description
Locality: 
Megalo Livadi, Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 5.8 × 4.6 cm
Description

Sprays of water-clear, sharp terminated and sparkling barytes attractively set on well developed dark brown ankerite crystals, which are also glossy. A very aesthetic and uncommon specimen in excellent quality!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria
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