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Calcite with Siderite in geode

#50346

Calcite with Siderite in geode

#50346
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mowbray mine, Frizington, West Cumberland, Cumbria, England
Tagged
carbonate

"Nailhead" stubby Calcite crystals to 6mm across in geode with saddle-shaped Siderite. Nice looking, for a geode. The outer shell is mostly earthy Hematite.

Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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