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Rock Crystal & Iron Rose

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Rock Crystal & Iron Rose

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Description
Locality: 
Scimfuss, Pontino Alp, Tremola Valley, St Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.7 × 5.1 × 4.1 cm
Description

A highly lustrous, sharp terminated faces with amazing inclusions of dark needles - most likely actinolite. Along the lower left hand side several well shaped iron roses are attachted to the rock crystal. A very aesthetic and interesting combination from a more uncommon locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
Hardness: 
0.0

Iron Rose

Variety Of: 

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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