Hematite and Quartz

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Call number:
C19
Classification:
Oxides
Framework Silicates (Silica Minerals)
Minerals from Serifos Isl.
Name:
Αιματίτης και Χαλαζίας
Translated title:
Hematite and Quartz
Place of origin:
Serifos isl., Greece
Depositional environment:
Skarn
Description:
Hematite roses with prismatic quartz crystals. Hematite and quartz are typical retrograde minerals of the Serifos skarn.
Chemical formula:
Αιματίτης: a-Fe2O3, Χαλαζίας: SiO2
Hemaite: a-Fe2O3, Quartz: SiO2
Crystal system:
Hematite / Quartz: Trigonal

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