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Mixed Systematic Minerals

Sunday, 17 May 2020 08:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Systematic Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including siderite and more from places like Septemvri mine, Madan dist., Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria.

Siderite

on Calcite - #AH53210
Locality
Septemvri mine, Madan dist., Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria 
Formula
FeCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
7 x 7 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

A very interesting specimen and somewhat eye-catching. Those golden sparkles come from little Siderite rhombs. These crystals provide a nice aesthetic quality to this specimen.


Siderite

Formula
FeCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Massive, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellowish brown, brown, gray, yellowish gray, greenish gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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