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Hematite & Quartz

ex Dr. H.J. Wilke collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Lechang Mine, Lechang, Shaoguan, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13.5 × 9 × 10 cm
Description

A very aesthetic specimen of intergrown, metallic hematite blades forming very attractive "rosettes" strikingly associated with very gemmy quartz crystals from a recent find at the Lechang Mine. The largest "rosette" measures 3.0 cm across.

Ex Dr. H.J. Wilke collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0