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Hematite Inclusions In Quartz With Pyrite

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Hematite Inclusions In Quartz With Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Gunpowder District, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 0.7 cm
Description

A stunning specimen of deep red included Quartz with overgrowths of Pyrite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

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

Quartz

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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