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Rutile Ilmenite & Magnetite

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Rutile Ilmenite & Magnetite

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Cervandone Area, Devero Alp, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.1 × 1.2 cm
Description

several dark red clusetrs of rutile on black magnetite with a lustrous ilmenite crystal

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Ilmenite

Formula: 
Fe2+TiO3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black