Quartz, Hematite

Specimen ID: XQR-CPA

Quartz : SiO2
Hematite : Fe2O3
As recorded:
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Mindat locality:

Photo added to mindat.org

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
Liked by
No-one has added this to their favourites.
Log in to comment/edit
4,256,159 minIDs have been issued as of 22nd Apr 2019 7:16 am BST