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Hematite On Quartz

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Hematite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Shaoguan, Guangdong, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.9 × 6.1 × 2.9 cm
Description

The quartz crystal displays beautiful yellow-brown color due to hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. All the major crystals here are terminated with no damage.

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
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