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Defernite & Hematite

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Defernite & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Kombat Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 4.3 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
73.00gr
Description

Glossy metallic-brown defernite crystals in black hematite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Defernite

Formula: 
Ca6(CO3)2-x(SiO4)x(OH)7(Cl,OH)1-2x (x<0.5)
Strunz: 
5.BA.25
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Güneyce-Ikizdere, Rize Province, Black Sea Region, Turkey

Hematite

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