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Hematite On Lava

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Hematite On Lava

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Description
Locality: 
Rothenberg, Bell, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
14.00gr
Description

Very colorful specimen of fumarole rope lava that shows iridescent coloring in many different hues from golden to green, blue and purple, caused by a thin sheet of hematite.

Much nicer, a bit different colors in nature.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

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

Lava

Variety Of: 

Igneous Rock

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