Schorl, Siderite and Albite


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A matrix of white albite hosts a flurry of Schorls along with Siderite crystals and a Siderite coating. It is likely the Siderite is altered from Rhodochrosite as the final solutions at the Foote were iron rich. A wonderful display specimen

Locality: Foote Lithium Company Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Composition: iron-rich alkali tourmaline, iron carbonate and interconnected framework of three SiO4 and one AlO4 tetrahedra, with all oxygens shared between tetrahedra (Albite)

Dimensions: 7.1 × 5 × 3.7 cm
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Dimensions: 7.1 × 5 × 3.7 cm