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Hematite & Quartz

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FRN181742

Hematite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Shaoguan, Guangdong, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13.1 × 9.1 × 6.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
8.70cm
Description

The quartz crystal displays beautiful peach color due to some of the hematite coloring the quartz through minute inclusions. Most of the major crystals here are well terminated and the hematite cluster is sharp and shiny.

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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