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Quartz With Hematite

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FRN103944

Quartz With Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaoguan, Guangdong, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.9 × 4.1 × 2.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
8.10cm
Description

The quartz crystal shows beautiful yellow color on the top and brown-red color at the bottom due to some of the hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. All the major crystals here are terminated, the only damage is peripheral. The hematite cluster is also in good condition.

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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