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Millerite & Ankerite

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Millerite & Ankerite

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Description
Locality: 
Pluto Coal Mine, Wanne-Eickel, Herne, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Weight: 
150.00gr
Description

Glittering, iridescent whiskers of millerite up to 1.4cm long on saddle-shaped, pearly ankerite crystals in association with chalcopyrite crystals. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Millerite

Formula: 
NiS
Strunz: 
2.CC.20
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria

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