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Hematite Rutile & Muscovite

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Hematite Rutile & Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Mörchnerkar, Ziller Valley, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 4.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Metallic hematite rosettes with intergrown rutile needles on clusters of greyish-green muscovite blades

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

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

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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