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Graphite With Asbestos

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Graphite With Asbestos

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Description
Locality: 
Kaisersberg, Leoben, Styria, Austria
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 6.5 × 3 cm
Description

Older specimen of pure graphite with asbestos veins from Kaisersberg. Mining activities date back to 1755. Representative display specimen with handwritten label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Graphite

Formula: 
C
Strunz: 
1.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
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