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RBR191467

Calcite & Pyrite

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
St Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7 × 3 cm
Description

Here comes a historic specimen with two old labels. The item was found in the classic mining area of St. Andreasberg in the Harz mountains and shows hundreds of perfect calcite with a pyrite in the crystals center. The specimen is in good condition and shows only some minor unperfect areas. The crystals are highly lustrouse and better in person.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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
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