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Ilmenite

Ex coll. of Mulhouse University, France
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

Ilmenite is indeed a common species, but well-developed crystals are not oftenly found on the markets. Here is an old-time specimen, a nice little cluster of two black, intergrown crystals with little matrix attached. The crystals show a sharp, pseudo-octahedral shape and a good metallic luster. Size of the bigger crystal is 1.5 cm.

Comes with old inventory label of the Mulhouse University, France.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ilmenite

Formula: 
Fe2+TiO3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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