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Calcite With Hemimorphite

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Calcite With Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7 × 5.5 cm
Description

A sizable and attractive calcite specimen with numerous crystals containing brown phantoms. Classic locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
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