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Calcite & Realgar

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Calcite & Realgar

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Description
Locality: 
Shonghuang Kuan Mine, Shimen County, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 2.4 × 1.1 cm
Description

Red realgar crystals on calcite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Realgar

Formula: 
As4S4
Strunz: 
2.FA.15a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
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