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Calcite & Siderite

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Calcite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang County, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 13.1 × 8.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.70cm
Weight: 
442.00gr
Description

Nice and aesthetic specimen from China with a lot of big creamy yellow calcite crystals (a lot of wich biterminanted) in association with a myriad of honey siderite crystals of excellent brightness. Crystals are present in different sides of the piece and some of which present a particular multicolor iridescence. The biggest crystal measures 1,7 X 1,4 Cm. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Siderite

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

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