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Siderite Psm Calcite

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Siderite Psm Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Turt Mine, Negrești-Oas, Satu Mare County, Romania
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.7 × 1.9 cm
Description

Sharp pseudomorph of siderite after calcite.

These are classic from Romania and are readily recognizable as coming form this location since they were essentially unique in occurrence.

In top condition and displays the multiple phases of crystallization very well.

Mined c. 2005.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

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

Calcite

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

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