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TitleSiderite from Wawa, Ontario, Canada
DescriptionSiderite is a carbonate of iron, FeCO3. It serves as an iron ore, and has been mined many places, including the Wawa district of Ontario. It is widely distributed, being found also in the United States, Europe, South America, and Australia. This specimen is 8 cm across.
LocationCanada ▹ Ontario. Near Wawa.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 2001-06-26.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3165.
Key wordssiderite, Wawa
Tech details539 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera, 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number889