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Dolomite on Hematite

#PD32728

Dolomite on Hematite

#PD32728
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 8 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMg(CO3)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Florence mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England
Tagged
carbonate

Light tan-pink curved rhombohedral Dolomite crystals to 6mm covering a 3cm wide section on red-brown botryoidal Hematite matrix.

Dolomite

Formula
CaMg(CO3)2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Massive, Blocky - Rhombohedral 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, gray, reddish white, brownish white, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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