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Ferroan Calcite On Chalcedony

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Ferroan Calcite On Chalcedony

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Description
Locality: 
Black Head Quarry, Shelly Beach, Rous County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 9 × 6 cm
Description

An attractive specimen of pale green stalactitic chalcedony punctuating dark coffee brown balls of calcite variet ferroan calcite from the little known Blackhead Quarry on the New South Wales north coast.

This specimen was collected by Norman Robinson near his home in Ballina, Norm successfully worked the Mount Bonnie deposit for many years producing many world class mimetite specimens

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ferroan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Fe)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey
Earthstones Australia

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