• Siderite with Calcite
  • Siderite with Calcite
  • Siderite with Calcite
  • Siderite with Calcite
Carbonates

Siderite with Calcite

$1,250.00   €1,128  £950.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC19601
A magnificent example of Siderite forming sharp, perfectly developed hexagonal platelets, typically 1 cm in diameter and of light biscuit tan with some preferentially tinged dusty-brick-red on unidirectional faces.  Underlying these crystals is a bed of sub-2 mm rhombohedral Siderite crystals of similar colour covering a plate of iron-stained Quartz.  At one end, a single milky-white Calcite crystal 2.5 cm long by up to 1.5 cm broad is built from stacked hexagonal crystals with naturally etched prism faces.  An excellent display specimen of very finely crystallised Siderite.

Details

Dimensions
12.5 × 6.4 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates
Locality
Niederschlema, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Calcite, Siderite

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