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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: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 7.4 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.30cm
Description

The quartz crystal displays beautiful red-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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