Siderite Photos
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Roger Weller, geology instructor    copyright 2010-R.Weller

In massive form, siderite looks like a calcite that is colored by iron oxide.  Unlike
calcite, however, siderite will not fizz when subjected to hydrochloric acid.


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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

Specimen courtesy of Dave Dechant