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Albite & Hematite Var Specularite

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Albite & Hematite Var Specularite

ex Stockholms högskolas mineralogisk institution
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Description
Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 6 × 3.6 cm
Description

A 19th century classic from the Arendal iron mines, with label of the Stockholms högskolas mineralogisk institution: Glassy lustrous white albite crystals settle on matrix and are accompanied by black metallic flaky crystals of hematite var specularite. Nice old timer.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Hematite

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

Specularite

Variety Of: 

Hematite

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

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