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Agate Amethyst & Hematite

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Agate Amethyst & Hematite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Kreuzermark, Halsbach, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7.4 × 1.4 cm
Description

Endpiece of a very interestig agate with amethyst and flowery hematite inclusions. This is a typical specimen from the 'Kreuzermark' locality at Halsbach.

One side cut and polished.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Agate

Variety Of: 

Chalcedony

Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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

Hematite

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