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Siderite

#PD30924

Siderite

#PD30924
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Boswedden mine, St. Just dist., Cornwall, England

3-4mm crystals of Siderite some, possibly pseudomorphed by Hematite. Nice piece with good sharp crystals lining a pocket. In profile view, the open fracture growth of Quartz can be seen.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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