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Hematite With Quartz

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Hematite With Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco, Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 3.1 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

An aggregate of hematite (var. iron rose) grown onto a matrix of light brown quartz crystals.

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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