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Cristobalite & Hematite

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Cristobalite & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel Mountains, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.4 × 1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.10cm
Description

Fraction of a xenolith with a nice hematite crystal (~1 mm) covered with balls of cristobalite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cristobalite

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Trapezohedral
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cerro San Cristóbal, Mun. de Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico

Hematite

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

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