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Siderite on Dolomite from Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Siderite on Dolomite from Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Siderite on Dolomite from Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44874
Mineral:Siderite on Dolomite
Locality:Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent red-brown siderite coating on pale yellow dolomite crystals to 6 mm across over heavy metallic hematite. A few dolomite crystals are incomplete, revealing the inner yellow color. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2231; originally acquired in 1981 from Wards
Overall Size:8x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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