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Ankerite On Quartz

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Ankerite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 2.8 × 2.9 cm
Description

A fine pagoda style quartz crystal with a sharp termination. Yellowish ankerite crystals have grown in profusion over one ide of the quartz and there is a chip in the lower section of the quartz crystal. That being said this is a very attractive and unusually twinned quartz crystal.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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