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Quartz With Anatase

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Quartz With Anatase

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Locality: 
Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 1 cm
Description

Alpine type quartz crystal with a single (visible under magnification) anatase crystal on the rhomboedral crystal face.Very rare for the locaation.
Specimen comes from a German collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Anatase

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DD.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
St Christophe-en-Oisans, Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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