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Sulphur & Calcite

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Sulphur & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Agrigento, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Description

Yellow crystals of Sulphur partly covered by small white Calcites. A fine combination from Agrigento.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sulphur

Formula: 
S8
Strunz: 
1.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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