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Strontianite Baryte & Chalcopyrite

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Strontianite Baryte & Chalcopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Dreislar, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.2 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

A superb small miniature of sharp, twinned Strontianites on pale pink Baryte blades and in combination with small golden Chalcopyrites. Beautiful for display from front and back side.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strontianite

Formula: 
SrCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Strontian, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK

Baryte

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

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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