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Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Weight: 
70.00gr
Description

A vuggy specimen of irregular shaped brecciated killas veined with quartz and galena with several dark brown and tan siderite crystals with composite faces or saddle shaped crystals.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Pearl Freeman Collection

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:52 -- admin
Some History
Dates: 
Post War- 
2011
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Specialisms: 
Baryte, United Kingdom, Peru, Sulphides
About

Pearl and her husband Sid were enthusiastic mineral collectors for several decades; Pearl was also long time treasurer of the British...

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