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Aragonite Var Flos Ferri

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RBR26585

Aragonite Var Flos Ferri

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Description
Locality: 
Himmelsfürst Mine, Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 8 × 3 cm
Description

From the Himmelsfuerst mine near Freiberg is this nice specimen of flos ferri.

It is grown like a stalactite on a matrix of slate. Of course it is undamaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Flos Ferri

Variety Of: 

Aragonite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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