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Dolomite

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Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
7 × 10 × 5.5 cm
Weight: 
346.00gr
Description

This is a super fine, flawless specimen of a rhombohedral twinned dolomite cluster on matrix. The crystals are well defined, show distinct striation and a good luster, have razor-sharp edges and are predominantly transparent. Just super!

This superb piece comes from the collection of a German mining engineer who worked in Asturias in the seventies.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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