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Ankerite with Quartz

#PD39772

Ankerite with Quartz

#PD39772
Availability
Sold
Size
13 x 7 x 3.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
CaFe2+(CO3)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Cavnic, Maramures Co., Romania
Tagged
carbonate

This is a large cabinet piece with of creamy colored Ankerite crystals which has preferentially overgrown waterclear Quartz crystals and perhaps Baryte. It is a clean, displayable specimen with also some Pyrite and Sphalerite.

Ankerite

Formula
CaFe2+(CO3)2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Massive, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, gray, gray brown, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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