Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Baryte & Goethite Psm Siderite

Views:
Watches:
TPX502000

Baryte & Goethite Psm Siderite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Sierra De Enmedio, Almendricos, Murcia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 3.6 cm
Weight: 
182.00gr
Description

Spectacular specimen of globular barite crystals on a goethite matrix psm after siderite.

Some years ago some pieces were found in an intermediate area of the mine, but today more specimens of this quality and aesthetics no longer appear.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Siderite

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