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Topaz & Hematite

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Topaz & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

A nice specimen of topaz and hematite. The last one grown up in very thin blades, which shows red color. It is very difficult to take a picture, because the hematite are additionally slightly bent. In the middle of third picture
sits right behind a group of topaz a red hematite blade.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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