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Plagioclase Calcite & Siderite

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Plagioclase Calcite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Propect Quarry, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 9.7 × 5.6 cm
Description

An old specimen from an intrusion into the Prospect quarry featuring white plagioclase lining a cavity with calcite and golden brown siderite druzies, there is also a little chlorite present.

Specimen has a cut base

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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