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Hematite & Dolomite

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Hematite & Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Ightem, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3.1 × 1.5 cm
Description

Several prismatic, crystals of hematite on light pink dolomite; self collected in Ightem on 2007

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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