“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Geological Superstore
Geological Superstore

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Hemimorphite in Siderite

Hemimorphite in Siderite specimens from Machen, Caerphilly, Wales, the abundance of hemimorphite naturally varies in these specimens and it occurs as veins punctuating the siderite groundmass or encrusted onto the siderate surface.

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

SKU: MIN-151-SWTCH Categories: ,

Hemimorphite in Siderite specimens from Machen, Caerphilly, Wales. Hemimorphite is an important ore of zinc containing up to 54.2% of the metal. Typically it forms crystalline crusts or layers and the crystals have one blunt end and one sharp end. The abundance of hemimorphite naturally varies in these specimens and it occurs in veins which punctuate the siderite groundmass or it is encrusted onto the siderite surface. Siderite is an iron carbonate mineral and is very valuable due to its purity, containing up to 48% iron. These specimens are supplied in a white card tray with an information label.

Additional information

Weight 150 g

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Hemimorphite in Siderite”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

three × four =