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Calcite Amethyst & Dolomite

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RBR106518

Calcite Amethyst & Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Gyöngyösoroszi, Mátra Mountains, Heves County, Hungary
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7 × 5 cm
Description

The amethyst is glossy and shows light violet color.The calcite are very glossy, white and translucent. Minor dolomite – partly intergrown to calcite – is also present. A very uncommon locality, really an outstanding rarity.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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