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Iron Rose On Rock Crystal

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Iron Rose On Rock Crystal

ex collection Martin Leinweber
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Bielig Valley, Biel, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 7 × 2.7 cm
Weight: 
138.00gr
Description

Very impressive specimen with more than a dozen glossy black iron roses siting on and halfway in a big rock crystal shard with intact main surfaces. The biggest and best rose has a diameter of 1.8 cm.

Rare find from this obscure Swiss locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Iron Rose

Variety Of: 

Hematite

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

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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