Specimen #545

Name: Hematite pseudomorph after Siderite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Crystal Peak, Teller County, Colorado, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 5.8 x 4.5 x 2.6 cm

Weight: 61

Acquired: 2008-01-03

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: Y

Comment: An AESTHETIC one of these Colorado pseudomorphs of sharp, moderate lustre hematite after siderite rhombs very nicely perched on a contrasting, off-white feldspar crystal from Crystal Park. CLASSIC, very fine material from a famous locality- most are so UGLY! The large crystal on the upper left is 2.3 cm.

Minerals: Hematite Siderite (Fe++CO3)

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