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Anhydrite On Calcite Pyrite & Baryte

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Anhydrite On Calcite Pyrite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Olympic Dam Mine, Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 3.3 × 3.3 cm
Description

A cluster of pinkish calcite scalahedrons on a sulphide matrix has a rich dusting of pyrite crystals in its various nocks and crannies over which glass clear blades of anhydrite weave.

Scattered amongst the calcite are also dark golden balded barite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anhydrite

Formula: 
CaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Salt mine, Hall valley, Hall, Innsbruck, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Calcite

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Earthstones Australia

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