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Siderite on Calcite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

 
Siderite on Calcite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Siderite on Calcite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 43114
Mineral:Siderite on Calcite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Description:Large rhombohedral yellow-brown siderite crystal 40 mm tall on rounded aggregate of translucent gray scalenohedral calcite microcrystals that grew over an underlying siderite crystal. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #6568; ex. National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada; collected in 1960 by Lou Moyd
Overall Size:9x9x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: For reference only
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