Quartz, Hematite

Specimen ID: XQR-CPA

Mineral(s)
Quartz : SiO2
Hematite : Fe2O3
Locality
As recorded:
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Mindat locality:
Events

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2 inch tall group of quartz crystals stacked vertically, similar to a stalactite. Orange film of hematite easily displaced by ultrasonic treatment, turning water blood-red. (This one is untreated.)
Paul Gilmore - 14th November 2007
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