Dolomite spheres on siderite pseudomorph after quartz

Herja mine, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania.

Dolomite spheres on siderite pseudomorph after quartz
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Article codeV.B.0240.007

Nice, rare specimen of greenish-yellow siderite pseudomorph after quartz crystals; on top small white dolomite balls. Dimensions: 105x60x70 mm. Weight 0,300 kilogramme.

The closed Herja mine has been producing some of the world's finest well crystallized specimens for over a century. The Baia Sprie, Săsar, Cavnic and Herja mines are type localities for a series of minerals such as: andorite, szmikite, felsöbányaite, semseyite, fizelyite, fülöppite, klebersbergite, parajamesonite, and host of esthetic and rare mineral samples known as “mine flowers”, exposed in the Mineralogy Museum of Baia Mare city.