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Fire Opal Kaolinite & Quartz

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Fire Opal Kaolinite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Carbonera Mine, La Trinidad, Tequisquiapan Municipality, Queretaro, Mexico
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.43 × 0.91 × 0.69 cm
Weight: 
1.00gr
Description

Cut and polished cab of orange opal with Kaolinite, Qurtz and Chalcedony.The inclusions found in opals from this locality reflect their volcanic provenance. Various inclusions have been identified  in Fire Opal -  Goethite, Hematite, Fluorite, Hornblende, Rutile , Pyrite, Kaolinite , Cristobalite,  Quartz,  three-phase inclusion,  two-phase inclusion, flow structures, and multiple cycles of growth have also been described.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fire Opal

Variety Of: 

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Red

Kaolinite

Formula: 
Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Gaoling Mine (Kauling Mine), Gaoling village, Ehu town, Fuliang Co., Jingdezhen Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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