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Xenotime & Hematite

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Xenotime & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Gotthard Road Tunnel South, Ticino, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7 × 2.5 cm
Description

Sharp grey metalic hematite crystals (Iron Rose) on matrix with tiny pale brown and gemmy xenotime crystals.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Xenotime

Synonym Of: 

Xenotime-(Y)

Formula: 
Y(PO4)
Strunz: 
8.AD.35
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Xenotime-(Yb)

Formula: 
(Yb,Y,HREE)(PO4)
Strunz: 
8.AD.35
Hardness: 
0.0

Hematite

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