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Siderite from Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon

 
Siderite from Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon

Siderite from Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon

DESCRIPTION:No. 18689
Mineral:Siderite
Locality:Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon
Description:Hemispherical siderite clusters up to 10 mm diameter in a cavity with two zeolite minerals (gismondine? wellsite? levyne?). Though the spheres appear to be siderite, the literature suggests they are actually pyrite. Further testing is required. No damage
Overall Size:8x7x3 cm
Crystals:2-18 mm
Status: For reference only
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