Siderite

Siderite

Regular price $1,200.00
SKU:40514
Locality: Turt Mine (Ghezuri Mine), Turt, Negresti-Oas, Oas Mts, Satu Mare, Satu Mare Co., Romania
Dimensions: 4.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm

Siderite epimorphs after calcite and dolomite from Romania's Turt mine are well-known for the unique crystal form and aesthetic composition. This is a fine large example featuring a boxy ~6 cm. rhombohedral dolomite crystal with has been overgrown by siderite, and then dissolved, leaving a hollow siderite epimorph. Minor iron oxides and calcite add some contrast. A fine Eastern European classic from the Proctor Family Trust Collection.

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