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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: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 6.9 × 4.7 cm
Description

The quartz crystal shows beautiful yellow color or brown-red color on the top due to some of the hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. All the major crystals here are terminated; the hematite cluster is also in good condition. Classic specimen from this locality.

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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