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Quartz With Hematite

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Quartz With Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaoguan, Guangdong, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 5.2 × 3.3 cm
Description

The quartz crystal displays beautiful orange-yellow color due to some of the hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. All the major crystals here are well terminated and the hematite cluster is also in sharp and shinny.

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
Oriental Minerals
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