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Amethyst & Siderite

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Amethyst & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 1 × 0.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.70cm
Description

Semi-transculent amethyst & small red spots of haematite crystal with a small siderite crystal on the one side, that came out of the Goboboseb Mountain. With a small crystal growing out just below the scepter head of siderite. Weight: 3.2gr

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

Siderite

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