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Hematite On Quartz

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FRN115940

Hematite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Shaoguan, Guangdong, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.3 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.60cm
Description

The specimen shows orange-yellow color due to hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. All the major crystals here are well terminated and some of the quartz crystals are with rich hematite inclusion.

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
Oriental Minerals
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